Kalmadi in dock as attorney general okays his sacking as CWG OC chief

first_imgFile photo of CWG OC chief Suresh Kalmadi.With the sports ministry armed with Attorney General Ghoolam Vahanvaty’s opinion, Commonwealth Games Organising Committee chairman Suresh Kalmadi may be sacked soon.Vahanvaty has said that Suresh Kalmadi can be removed as the chairman of the Organising Committee after Law minister Veerappa Moily asked for his opinion.The AG has also said that now that the CWG is over, the OC has no right to continue in the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium premises.The AG has opined that OC members should be barred from entering the premises and the office should be sealed immediately.When Headlines Today spoke to AG, he confirmed that he has recommended Suresh Kalmadi’s sacking in his opinion to the law ministry.Law ministry’s note said that Kalmadi was appointed chairman before the Society was formed on January 29, 2005.As such, Society registration was not binding and pre-emptive action can be taken. The law ministry, armed with this opinion, has written to the ministry of sports to go ahead with Kalmadi’s sacking.The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has recommended that Kalmadi should be removed from the OC as he is impeding the investigation.last_img

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