Sharad Pawar elected MCA President unopposed

Mumbai, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 17 October 2013, 01:59 PM

Union agriculture minister Sharad Pawar was on Thursday elected the President of Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) unopposed.

Meanwhile, BJP leader Gopinath Munde's appeal against rejection of his nomination for MCA polls was turned down, MCA president Ravi Savant said.

The Mazgaon Cricket Club recently made Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan a voting member but he did not file nomination.

Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar was MCA president from 2001 to 2011, before former Maharashtra CM Vilasrao Deshmukh occupied the chair till his death in August 2012.

NCP supremo Pawar had the backing of all the three rival panels fighting the elections.

First Published: Thursday, October 17, 2013 12:24 PM
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