Sanjeev Gupta suspects Virat Kohli’s position in a mail to ethics officer D.K. Jain. The business ventures of Indian captain is under the scanner. Gupta in the mail stated that Kohli’s business adventures come across that it is in violation of the Lodha Panel recommendations. Recently, Lodha recommendations were approved by the Supreme Court while the new BCCI constitution was registered.
In the reworked constitution of the Lodha committee of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), had clearly mentioned the conflict of interest. It was stated that the conflict of interest is an area that needs to be fought hard for better administration for cricket. As a result, a few former cricketers including the BCCI president Sourav Ganguly had to abandon various jobs.
“Virat Kohli is occupying two posts at a time in blatant violation to BCCI Rule 38(4) approved by Supreme Court Of India, As such, he must relinquish his one post at once in compliance, his two posts are covered as under – A – 38(4)(a) – Player. B – 38(4)( o ) – Contractual Entity, to be read with BCCI Rule 38(1) (iii).”
Virat Kohli under scanner
“My sole pure intent behind filing each & every precise/factual complaint is for 100 % compliance of Lodha Reforms & Supreme Court approved BCCI Constitution without any personal agenda & without any vested interest. I am least bothered about the persona/aura of the individual, as I am only bothered for 100 % compliance. No individual, how Rich / Big / Influential / Powerful one is, can never be above the law of the Land.
“The Supreme Court” verdict, everybody has to Respect, Accept & 100 % comply forthwith & fall in line. Nothing to attain & nothing of mine at stake, it is Supreme Court verdicts sanctity & compliance at stake for which I am all alone combating day in & day out for last 4 years & will continue to do so till my mind & body will support said noble cause/intent without any fear/favour/influence/assistance/influence, I have not & will not leave any stone unturned for the same,” wrote Sanjeev Gupta in his mail.
Sanjeev Gupta in his mail to BCCI’s ethics officer has notified the Indian skipper’s association with VIRAT KOHLI SPORTS LLP company which has two Directors/Owners namely Virat Kohli & Amit Arun Sajdeh. And CORNERSTONE VENTURE PARTNERS LLP which has three Directors/Owners namely Virat Kohli, Amit Arun Sajdeh and Binoy Bharat Khimji.