Modi files nomination for RCA President's post

Updated: 23 February 2009 15:25 IST

Lalit Modi filed his nomination for the post of President of RCA in the elections scheduled for March 1 and called for "free and fair" contests.

Modi files nomination for RCA President's post
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Jaipur:

Lalit Modi on Monday filed his nomination for the post of President of Rajasthan Cricket Association in the elections scheduled for March 1 and called for "free and fair" contests.

"The elections should be fair and square. I have been nominated for the post of president and I have accepted the proposal. All I want is free and fair elections. Let all eligible units vote. No one should be debarred from voting," Modi, who is also a BCCI vice-president, said.

"Some of the districts are opposing me but I am confident of victory. I have some unfinished tasks. I want to spread the game and that is why I want to fight elections," he said.

The Modi-led faction filed 41 nominations for the various posts of RCA while the rival faction, led by secretary Subhash Joshi, added four more nominations to their earlier 61.

Justice N M Kasliwal, under who would supervise the election, said he has received 108 nominations for 21 posts of RCA.

"The scrutiny would be done on February 26. Last date of the withdrawal of nominations is February 28. The apex court has given me the the powers to hold a fair election," he said.

Meanwhile, on the insistence of Modi-led faction, election officer R C Jain was replaced by Bihari Lal, a retired district judge.

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