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Azhar barred from attending HC SGM, ex-captain slams move

Press Trust of India  |  Hyderabad 

Controversy broke out at the Association after it barred Mohammad Azharuddin from attending its Meeting, leaving the former fuming.

Azharuddin was initially not allowed to attend yesterday's SGM because of his alleged "association with an unofficial body", G Vivek said here.

"He was a proxy voter. That too, his card was signed by the suspended secretary," Vivek said.

The SGM was convened to pass the recommendations.

Vivek alleged that Azharuddin, who was made to wait for an hour, was campaigning against the by being associated as a brand of a body not recognised by the

Only after the intervention of the V. Hanumantha Rao, he was allowed to enter the venue.

The said the Lodha panel recommendations were adopted at the meeting.

He dismissed reports that not many members endorsed the move to at the meeting.

"Until you pass this (the Lodha panel recommendations), would not give money," Vivek said.

Meanwhile, the 54-year-old Azharuddin said, "They made me wait outside for an hour. It was very embarrassing. I am a from and had been the Indian team for ten years. These people, who are running the organisation know nothing about cricket. They had never held a bat and a ball in their life.

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First Published: Mon, January 08 2018. 16:20 IST