Journalist Rajat Sharma set to contest for DDCA President's position

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 16 May 2018, 06:15 PM
Rajat Sharma will be contesting for the post of Delhi & District Cricket Association President (Source: PTI)
Rajat Sharma will be contesting for the post of Delhi & District Cricket Association President (Source: PTI)

Famous journalist Rajat Sharma on Wednesday announced that he will be contesting for the post of Delhi & District Cricket Association (DDCA) President, the elections for which will be held on June 30.

Rajat Sharma is a Padma Bhushan awardee and his team will have Rakesh Bansal, who will fight for the post of Vice President, Vinod Tihara (Secretary) and Om Prakash Sharma.

The names of the rest of the panel will be released later, read a statement from Sharma’s group.

Rajat Sharma’s candidature is backed by former DDCA President Sneh Bansal and International Hockey Federation (FIH) President Narinder Batra.

The dates for the elections were declared on Tuesday by administrator Justice Vikramjit Sen. The polls will be held without the proxy voting system.

The proxy system of voting has been considered the root cause of corruption in DDCA.

First Published: Wednesday, May 16, 2018 06:09 PM

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