N Srinivasan is currently serving as the Presiden of ICC © Getty Images
N Srinivasan is currently serving as the President of ICC © Getty Images

Former Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) chief N Srinivasan’s son Ashwin has accused his father of keeping him and his partner captive and not not letting them marry.  He says that he his father has tortured both of them and has been forcing him to break up with his partner and marry a woman to continue family lineage. N Srinivasan no longer owns Chennai Super Kings: Reports

“I want my father to give me my share of the family property and let me live my life like I want with my partner Avi.“We’re being held captive against our will and tortured by my father who wants me to break up with Avi, get married and have children to further the family line,” said Ashwin Srnivasan to DNA. ICC using me to malign Anurag Thakur: Karan Gilhotra

He then goes on to share various letter where his father clearly states how much he is against homosexuality. “In his own handwriting you can see how he sees my homosexuality and partner as an aberration. He has had the benefit of a foreign education and exposure because of being well-travelled. Yet, he continues to harbour such thoughts about same-sex relationships,” Ashwin said. N Srinivasan’s confidant, Sanjay Patel, suspended from Baroda Cricket Association

Srinivasan wrote another hand-written letter, dated June 20, 2007. Srinivasan wtites, “Ash, you are my only son. Both your mother and I love you very much. You are aware of the hope I had for you,” and advises, “I feel you need to do certain things to help yourself”, before going to explicitly state, “I have saved money through my own hard work. BCCI likely to remove N Srinivasan as ICC Chairman: Reports

That is to say my wealth is self earned. I would like it go to my flesh and blood – I want a lineage to carry on the business. I can’t give it to strangers.Therefore I think it will be good idea for you to marry a girl acceptable to us which probably might enable creation of a lineage.” Anurag Thakur asks N Srinivasan to share list of bookies with his family