Supreme Court sacks Anurag Thakur, Twitter says ‘justice at last’

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In a dramatic development, the Supreme Court on Monday removed the BJP MP and the BCCI president, Anurag Thakur from the post of the Indian cricket body’s chief. The court also removed the BCCI secretary, Ajay Shirke.

Thakur was also issued contempt notice by the Supreme Court in alleged perjury case. He was earlier accused by the apex court of having lied on oath.

Anurag Thakur Twitter

Senior-most Vice President of BCCI will act as President and Joint Secy will act as Secretary. All office bearers of the BCCI and state associations to give an undertaking to abide by recommendations of Lodha Committee. All office bearers of BCCI & state associations who refuse to abide by recommendations of Lodha panel shall demit office forthwith.

The apex body sacking an influential BCCI president, who is an MP from the ruling party at the Centre assumes extraordinary significance. As expected, the development elicited plenty of responses from social media users.

Here are some of the reactions from microblogging website, Twitter;

 

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