BCCI announces election schedules

The BCCI has recently announced the dates to conduct the elections which were pending for a very long time. The deadline to nominate its members passed away on September 24.

It is required for the state associations to file nominations on October 11 and 12 while the elections are set to be conducted on October 18, on a particular day, BCCI will have its Annual General Meeting (AGM) as well in Mumbai.

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“The Electoral Officer, BCCI, hereby invites Full Members of the BCCI to submit applications to have their respective representatives (‘Representatives’) included in the Electoral Roll for the Election to be held at the General Meeting of the BCCI, on 18 October 2022, for the posts specified below:

A. Five (05) posts of Office Bearers under Rule 6 of the BCCI Constitution: President, Vice President, Secretary, Joint Secretary and Treasurer;

B. One (01) Elective post of Member of the Apex Council under Rule 14 of the BCCI Constitution;

C. Two (02) Elective posts of Members of the Governing Council under Rule 28 of the BCCI Constitution,”

AK Jyoti who was the former Chief Commissioner of India will be the Electoral official and only a nominated representative of the state can contest the election.

Rules

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  • The Full-time BCCI members have to take necessary care and diligence while nominating the representatives as stated by the constitutional documents, the BCCI Constitution and the instructions/ directions/notifications issued by the Committee of Administrators of BCCI.
  • A representative will be eligible to participate in the BCCI election on behalf of his/her full member only if it meets all the requirements.
  • Under any circumstances, their representative won’t be able to nominate a replacement. It’s necessary that all the formalities get compiled by the Full member and the proposed Representative in the first place.
  • The Electoral official also ha the right to enquire further information for any clarification.
  • If any dispute/ objection arises from the declaration/ publication of the electoral roll of qualified members to the declaration of results, which may expand beyond candidacy, disqualification, eligibility to vote or the admission or rejection of a vote, the Electoral Officer, BCCI’s decision will be considered the final one.

Important Dates

  • 24th September- Call for Members to File Applications to Nominate their Representative
  • 4th October- Deadline for Members to File Applications to Nominate their Representative
  • 5th October- Release of Draft Electoral Roll
  • 6th and 7th October- Submission of Objections to Names in the Draft Electoral Roll
  • 10th October- Examination of Objections and Decisions and Release of Final Electoral Roll
  • 11th and 12th October: Window to File Nomination Application (to Be filed in person)
  • 13th October- Scrutiny of Nomination Applications and announcement of verified nominated candidates
  • 14th October- Withdrawal of Nominations (in person)
  • 15th October- Nnouncement of candidates
  • 18th October- BCCI Election

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