Saturday, March 25, 2023

Rohit Pawar elected Maharashtra Cricket Affiliation president

Rohit Pawar, a legislator who can be veteran cricket administrator-political heavyweight Sharad Pawar’s grandson, has been elected because the president of the Maharashtra Cricket Affiliation.

Rohit was elected unopposed for the election of office-bearers among the many 16 elected councillors in the course of the election carried out on the MCA Worldwide Stadium at Pune on Sunday.

Rohit, 37, was elected as MLA from Karjat-Jamkhed constituency in 2019. Having give you a state-of-the-art cricket stadium in his household bastion of Baramati, he had entered into the election fray from the ruling Ajay Shirke faction.

The extended MCA election noticed a clear sweep of the Shirke Group regardless of all the prevailing office-bearers being barred from contesting as a result of constitutional provisions.

The MCA election sees 155 voters divided in numerous classes electing 16 councillors from 9 classes. The 16 elected councillors then should contest the election. Rohit and Sunil Mutha had former Maharashtra captain Shantanu Sugwekar and Abhishek Bokey as contenders from the life member classes.

Of the 24 votes that had been solid for the 2 posts from the class, Rohit bagged 22 whereas Mutha gained 21. Sugwekar and Bokey, a distant grandson of Pawar Sr., the duo who had pressed for the much-delayed constitutional amendments, needed to accept two and three votes, respectively.

As soon as all of the elected councillors had been from the ruling faction, the office-bearers had been elected unopposed.

The office-bearers:
President: Rohit Pawar
Vice-president: Kiran Samant
Secretary: Shubhendra Bhandarkar
Joint secretary: Santosh Bobde
Treasurer: Sanjay Bajaj.

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