Gulzar Inder
Gulzar Inder (Supply: Twitter)

Gulzar Inder Chahal has stepped down as President of the Punjab Cricket Affiliation (PCA) amid allegations of unlawful actions. The previous Indian cricketer Harbhajan Singh not too long ago identified on the unlawful actions that surfaced on the state affiliation on October 7 through an open letter to the officers

Gulzar took the Twitter to announce his choice to resign with an instantaneous impact citing particular person causes. He wrote, “Attributable to private causes I hereby tender my resignation as President of Punjab Cricket Affiliation.” 

Harbhajan, Chief Advisor at PCA, revealed that he obtained many complaints from the workplace bearers on the affiliation relating to unlawful actions. These actions have been used to induce new members to the affiliation to affect votes. Harbhajan had additionally advised that the PCA is making an attempt to induct members with voting rights “to tilt the steadiness of their favour” and that the identical was being completed with out the apex council’s assent.

“For the final week or 10 days, I’ve been receiving quite a few complaints from cricket lovers in Punjab and several other stakeholders that the PCA beneath the current president is resorting to lots of unlawful actions, which is in opposition to transparency and the spirit of cricket administration. I discovered that yesterday, complaints on this regard have been lodged with the Ombudsman,” Harbhajan had written within the letter.

“The crux of the matter is PCA is making an attempt arduous to induct round 150 members with voting rights to tilt the steadiness of their favor and these inductions are being completed with out the assent of the apex council/Basic Physique. Due to this fact, these actions are in opposition to the BCCI structure, tips of the PCA, and violation of transparency and moral norms within the administration of sports activities our bodies. To cover their unlawful actions, they aren’t organizing formal conferences of the PCA, and are taking all the selections suo moto which serve their egocentric motives,” Harbhajan added.