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Jagmohan Dalmiya proposing himself for re-election questioned by Bengal Minister Subrata Mukherjee

Subrata Mukherjee also said that in parliamentary democracy, one does not propose himself to be elected © IANS
Jagmohan Dalmiya was re-elected as President of CAB unanimously  © IANS

Kolkata: Jul 27, 2014

Trinamool Congress leader Subrata Mukherjee questioned Jagmohan Dalmiya proposing himself for re-election as president of the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) at its 83rd Annual General Meeting in Kolkata on Sunday.

“In a parliamentary democracy, one does not propose himself to be elected and Mukherjee raised the point during the AGM,” state Agri-Marketing Minister Arup Roy, who reporesented Howrah DSA, told reporters.

Mukherjee, West Bengal Panchayat and Public Health Engineering Minister, also said that CAB did not have any electoral officer or observer to conduct the AGM, Roy said.The minister represented Ballygunge United at the meeting.

Dalmiya, however, said that there was no disparity in the election and that they acted keeping in mind the constitution.”We’ve acted according to the rules and constitution of the association. If anybody has got any query he can come forward anytime. We maintain that whatever decision we have taken was in accordance with the rules of the constitution,” he said.

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