New Delhi: In a poignant growth to solve a care logjam, BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur and some other tip officials belonging to Sharad Pawar coterie had a assembly with Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to find a accord claimant for a President’s post following a genocide of Jagmohan Dalmiya.
Thakur, alongwith former BCCI trainer Shashank Manohar and former treasurer Ajay Shirke, met Jaitley during his chateau on Thursday night and discussed a approach brazen to mangle a care stalemate.
With a news of a probable fondness between former BCCI presidents and famous foes Sharad Pawar and N Srinivasan gaining momentum, a Thakur coterie have also started behind channel talks with pivotal members of a Pawar faction.
In fact Manohar and Shirke, dual of a many outspoken members of a anti N Srinivasan faction, flew to Delhi on Thursday dusk to not usually accommodate Jaitley though also reason discussions with other pivotal BCCI officials.
“Yes, there was a assembly that took place during Mr Jaitley’s residence. Manohar and Shirke spoke during length about a stream conditions of BCCI with Mr Jaitley. Thakur was also present”, a tip BCCI central told PTI on condition of anonymity.
It is learnt that Manohar, a Vidarbha-based counsel was charity a BCCI president’s post for his purify picture and being a crusader of anti-corruption in a house though apparently he declined a offer.
“Manohar has always confirmed that he has played his innings as BCCI tip boss. He does not wish to come behind again though is prepared to assistance a BCCI revive a faith among stakeholders. He has done it transparent that he is not during all in foster of a Pawar-Srinivasan alliance,” a source said.
“Manohar and Shirke were told that usually 6 months back, they had all fought to get Srinivasan out of BCCI. How will it demeanour if Mr Pawar becomes BCCI trainer with Srinivasan’s support. They have been told to remonstrate Pawar to stretch himself from Srinivasan.
“In fact, a Thakur coterie is not antithetic to charity Pawar a president’s post and together they would have a numbers,” a source indicated.
In box Pawar is not meddlesome in apropos a BCCI trainer like Manohar, they are even prepared to make Shirke a trainer as Rajeev Shukla might not be an unanimous choice for a tip job.
“Shirke has been one of a best treasurer of BCCI. He has always had a picture of a tough though purify administrator. He quiescent protesting after Srinivasan did not renounce in arise of son-in-law Gurunath Meiyappan’s detain on charges of betting and spot-fixing during IPL-2013,” a source also added.
However, it is not famous how a Eastern units will conflict to such a unfolding of Pawar or Shirke being charity a presidentship given it is their turn.
Some of a a East Zone units are in foster of fielding corner secretary Amitabh Chaudhary of Jharkhand as their claimant for a post of BCCI president.