SC instructed the Committee of Administrators (COA) to quit office upon newly elected members of the office. This order was passed by Justices S A Bobde and L Nageswara Rao.

COA assumed office to run affairs of the BCCI and implement the changes recommended by the R M Lodha Panel. The COA was selected by Justices Dipak Mishra, AM Khanilkar and D Y Candrachud, after the suggestions made by Gopal Subramanium and Anil Divan and Senior Advocate Kapil Sibal, who appeared for certain State cricket associations.

In the recently held elections, Former Cricket Captain Saurav Ganguly was elected the President of the BCCI and Arun Dhumal as the treasurer of the body.

Earlier, Vinod Rai had confirmed that COA will demit office on 23rd October, when BCCI conducts its Annual General Meeting and the same will be the COA’s last day in office.

The SC also ordered that no legal suits be initiated against COA or any officer working under or with them. Additionally, Court directed the BCCI to cover their expenses for legal representations. And further ordered that no proceedings should be conducted without the leave of the court.

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