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HC quashes stay on disqualification of HCA Prez

Press Trust of India  |  Hyderabad 

The High Court has

set aside the order of a staying disqualification of G Vivekanand as Cricket Association

A division bench comprising Acting and Justice K yesterday ordered that the case be heard afresh by the

It was passing orders on an appeal filed by former challenging the March 15 order of Justice A V Sesha Sai staying the order of the Ombudsman of the disqualifying Vivekanand.

The bench asked the to hear the matter completely without passing any interim order.

Citing conflict of interest, the Ombudsman in March this year had disqualified Vivekanand as the association had entered into commercial agreements with Visakha Industries, of which he was a

He had also disqualified CA T Seshnarayan from the post, noting that his name figured in a charge sheet filed by the anti-corruption bureau.

The Ombudsman's order was based on a complaint by Azharuddin, who had also cited Vivekanand's appointment as an to the as an additional ground for seeking disqualification, and some others.

Vivekanand and Seshnarayan subsequently moved the high court against the Ombudsman order and obtained the stay.

The appeal pertaining to Seshnarayan is pending.

In view of the order, Vivekanand will have to step down as

Reacting on the court's order, Vivekanand said in view of the court allowing the appeal, he would have to quit the post.

"...That means, I have to vacate (from the post of HCA president)...," he said adding the apex council of the HCA would run the association.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Wed, June 13 2018. 14:10 IST
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