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Names of 6 ex-judges suggested before HC to supervise Mohun Bagan poll

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

One of the two feuding groups of club today suggested names of six retired judges before the for supervising election to the 129-year-old institution.

Counsel for Madan Mohan Dutta, who is a club member belonging to the group led by Anjan Mitra, submitted the names before Justice

The six retired judges are Susanta Chatterjee, Subhro Kamal Mukherjee, Dilip Seth, Ashok Das Adhikari, and

Justice Saraf yesterday asked the to come with the names today.

He asked the other group led by club to consider the names and come up with its suggestions on Wednesday, when the matter would be heard again.

and had administered the club together but fell apart about a year ago.

The court had also suggested that the two groups sit together and decide on a person to hold the elections at the earliest, preferably by August.

Mahesh Tekriwal, a former member from Bose's group, had moved the high court praying for appointment of a for conducting the election at the club.

Dutta opposed the plea and sought its rejection claiming that is a private club having its own constitution and that there has been no allegation of any serious mismanagement for the court to interfere.

He claimed that the club committee can hold the election by itself.

It was stated before the court that 12 members of the 20-member executive committee including Tekriwal had resigned on April 26.

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First Published: Thu, July 12 2018. 19:20 IST