Former Rajya Sabha MP Rajeev Shukla is once again set to become the Vice-Chairman of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). The BCCI is expected to make an official announcement at the AGM. Earlier, Rajiv Shukla was the vice-president at the time of N. Srinivasan. He was also the chairman of the governing body of the Indian Premier League (IPL).
Members have unanimously decided to elect senior Congress leader Rajeev Shukla for the post. The name of Rajiv Shukla was proposed by Rohan Jaitley, president of the Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA), which was approved by Mahim Verma of Uttarakhand.
Rajiv Shukla was likely to take over the post after Mahim Verma resigned as BCCI vice-president. Shukla’s formal election will be held at the BCCI’s annual general meeting on December 28 in Ahmedabad where the board is expected make an official announcement. IPL president Brijesh Patel and Khairul Jamal Majumdar have been re-elected to the IPL governing body.