A complaint of conflict of interest has been Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) vice president Rajeev Shukla. The complaint was filed by former Madhya Pradesh Cricket Association (MPCA) member Sanjeev Gupta.
the complaint was filed with the BCCI’s Ethics Officer Justice (Retd) DK Jain, following which a conflict of ethics notice was issued to the BCCI vice president.
The conflict of interest issue arises when a person holds more than one post simultaneously.
The order issued read, “A Complaint has been received by the Ethics Officer of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (for short “the BCCI”) from Mr Sanjeev Gupta, under Rule 39(2)(b) of the Rules and Regulations of the BCCI, regarding certain acts, allegedly constituting as “conflict of interest” against Mr. Rajeev Shukla. Before proceeding further on the Complaint, I deem it necessary to ascertain the stand of the BCCI and the person complained against — Mr Rajeev Shukla on the said Complaint.”
The BCCI vice president and the BCCI have been called upon to register their written response regarding the complaint before the ethics officer, for this, they have been given two weeks starting from Thursday. Further orders are expected to be passed soon after.