For the past several days, there has been continuous news about Sourav Ganguly, the former captain of India and currently the BCCI President. At present, the BCCI has been out of the race for the post of President. He has not filed his nomination for the post of BCCI President. Former India player Roger Binny is now the frontrunner in the race for the post of BCCI President. There was also a political uproar over Sourav Ganguly’s exit from the BCCI. Some people have even said that Sourav Ganguly had to be out of BCCI due to not joining the BJP. Amidst all this, today Sourav Ganguly has broken his silence on all the news.
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Former India captain Sourav Ganguly clearly said that I was the President of Cricket Association Bengal for 5 years and I have worked as the President of BCCI for 3 years. Along with this, he said that after the end of the term, you have to leave. You cannot stay in sports or administration forever. Not only that, he also said that it was great to see both sides of the coin as player and administrator. Along with this, he also said that I have lived as an administrator and will do a lot in future also. Whatever you do in life are good days. He said that Ambani or Narendra Modi is not made in 1 day. You have to work for months and years to get here.
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Sourav Ganguly clearly said that now I am going to do something new. The 15 years of my cricketing career were the best. It is being told that 67-year-old Binny, who hails from Bangalore, will be the 36th chairman of the board. Union Home Minister Amit Shah’s son Jay Shah will continue as the BCCI secretary for the second consecutive term. Rajeev Shukla will continue to be the vice chairman of the board. Arun Singh Dhumal, younger brother of Sports Minister Anurag Thakur, will now be the chairman of the Indian Premier League (IPL). Devjit Saikia, a close aide of Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, will be the new Joint Secretary. He will replace Jayesh George.