New Delhi, Feb 21 : The Supreme Court on Thursday appointed Justice D K Jain, a retired Supreme Court Judge as the new BCCI Ombudsman. The Bench comprising of Justice S A Bobde and Justice A M Sapre said, "We are happy that by consent of the parties and the suggestions, the name of retired Justice D K Jain has been agreed to be appointed as the ombudsman in the BCCI."
We accordingly appoint Justice (retired) D K Jain as first ombudsman in the BCCI." Justice Jain's first responsibility after taking office would be to decide on the punishment for Hardik Pandya and K L Rahul, who were initially suspended for making sexist comments in a television chat show.
The Supreme Court also cautioned the two members of CoA - Vinod Rai and Diana Edulji not to make their differences public. Along with Vinod Rai there were 4 members in the CoA, but after resignation of historian Ramachandra Guha and banker Vikram Lamiye two members are left. (UNI)