Jharkhand State Cricket Association appoints Rafat Alam ombudsman for 2020-2021
Ranchi/Jamshedpur , Aug 30: The annual general meeting (AGM) of Jharkhand State Cricket Association (JSCA) was held virtually on Sunday, August 30. JSCA has appointed Justice Rafat Alam, former Chief Justice of the Madhya Pradesh High Court, as ombudsman for the year 2020-21. Justice Rafat Alam replaces Justice MY Eqbal, former Judge of the Supreme Court of India, whose term has ended as per the constitution.
During the meeting three selection committees of the association including senior and junior men’s selection committees and women’s selection sub-committee were formed. Former Bihar Ranji Trophy player Ashok Ghosh was appointed chairman of the senior men’s selection committee.
Other members of the committee are Dhananjay Singh, Brajesh Roy and Shahid Arfi. Similarly, Milan Dutta, ex-Bihar cricketer, will lead the junior selection committee, which also comprises Shashi Bhushan
Chaubey, Manoj Yadav and Subroto Ghosh.
The women’s selection sub-committee will be headed by Subroto Das. Jai Kumar Sinha, Nishi Kant Mohanty and Kavita Ray are other members of the committee.
450 members who attended the meeting approved the minutes of the Annual general Meeting and Special General Meeting held last year. The members also adopted the Annual Report of 2019-20, the audited accounts and balance sheet of the year 2019-20. The meeting was presided over by JSCA President Dr. Nafis Akhtar Khan. Vice-President Ajay Nath Shahdeo, Secretary Sanjay Sahay, Treasurer Partha Sarathi Sen and Joint Secretary Rajiv Bandhan shared the dais. Vice-President Ajay Nath Shahdeo thanked Jharkhand Government for its support to the association during international and domestic matches and specially for the T20 League scheduled to be held from September 10-27 at JSCA International Stadium Complex during COVID times. He also thanked Amitabh Choudhary for his continued moral support and inspiring the association for organisning the T20 League which would be the first such tournament to be held in the country in the recent times.