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State associations hail SC order on Lodha reforms

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Various state associations, including and Saurashtra, today hailed the Supreme Court's decision to reinstate their voting rights in the

The apex court today modified its earlier order on the 'one state, one vote' policy for members, reinstating the memberships of Mumbai, Saurashtra, and Vidarbha, whose voting rights were taken away by the

Welcoming the order, Association (VCA) said justice has been done.

"It's a welcome judgement which has come, which has done justice to all these associations which have contributed a lot to development of in all these years and it would have been a travesty of justice had such members been only full members by rotation," Jaiswal told

"Imagine is left out or Vidarbha, which is Ranji and Irani Trophy winner (is) not a full member (of the Board), it could have been a travesty of justice, so the has corrected that and has done proper justice for development of "

of Cricket Association (SCA) also thanked the apex court for granting his association the full membership of the board.

"It is welcoming to keep the full membership in We are thankful to the Supreme Court," said Worah.

Similarly, the (BCA) in-charge Snehal Parikh too welcomed the SC order.

"This is amazing. Its an acknowledgement of the contribution. Baroda has contributed so many players and this a recognition of the contribution of Baroda to Indian cricket," Parikh said.

Meanwhile, former of BCCI and Cricket Association (SCA) also welcomed the order saying it will help the state cricket body to develop the game.

"It is gratifying that Hon'ble today has kindly considered prayer of SCA on removing stipulation of the condition of one state one vote," Shah was quoted as saying in a

"This will enable SCA to continue its voice for the growth, development and significant contribution to national and international cricket," said Shah.

The Cricket Association termed the order "historic" and expressed happiness over getting the vote back in the board.

"We are thankful to the for restoring our voting right. Mumbai has a rich cricketing legacy and its nice to get our vote back. It is a historical judgement," MCA Prof Dr said.

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First Published: Thu, August 09 2018. 20:30 IST