BCCI President Sourav Ganguly resigns as director of ATK Mohun Bagan to avoid conflict of interest

Sourav Ganguly resigns as director of ATKMB (PTI Image)

Apart from being one of the directors of the Mohun Bagan board, Sourav Ganguly is also a shareholder.

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BCCI president Sourav Ganguly on Wednesday (October 27) resigned as director of ATK Mohun Bagan, two days after RPSG Group, which owns ISL team ATK Mohun Bagan, won the Indian Premier League’s Lucknow franchise. . cricbuzz The report said Ganguly stepped down on Wednesday to avoid a possible conflict of interest. Apart from being one of the directors on the board of ATK Mohun Bagan, Ganguly is also a shareholder.

Sanjeev Goenka, owner of Mohun Bagan as well as vice-president of the as yet unknown Lucknow IPL franchise RPSG, told CNBC-TV 18 Ganguly was on the verge of stepping down on Monday.

Goenka said, “Okay, I think he is going to pull out of Mohun Bagan completely… I think today.” CNBC-TV 18, According to espncricinfo.

“It is for Sourav to announce. I mean, sorry. I think I pre-empted it.”

Had Ganguly held on to both the BCCI and Mohun Bagan positions, he would have violated the ‘direct or indirect conflict of interest’ rule under the BCCI constitution.

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