Cricketer Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul suspended for anti-female comments.
Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul have suffered the brunt of the remarks made against women during a TV show.
- It was too heavy for both players to participate in TV show
- Hardik had made unfair remarks about women
- Show cause notice was sent to both the players
On behalf of the administrators’ committee (COA) watching the work of the BCCI, Hardik and Rahul were sent a show-cause notice to their comments and given 24 hours for explanation. The TV show, after an unfair comment against women, Vinod Rai had recommended a two-match ban on both the players. Edulji, another member of the CoA, initially suggested to suspend both of these for two matches but later the matter was referred to the Legal Department. Diana Edulji, a member of the Governing Council (COA), had recommended ‘suspension till further action’ against Indian players Hardik Pandya and Lokesh Rahul (KL Rahul) on Friday as the Indian Cricket Board The legal team of the BCCI has refused to declare their controversial remarks on women declaring the violation of the Code of Conduct.
After taking legal opinion from the legal team, Edulji had said in his reaction, “It is necessary that both the players should be suspended until the action was taken on misbehave as it was done (BCCI) in the case of CEO (Rahul Jeweler) When he was sent on vacation in the case of sexual harassment. In response to the recommendations of Board Law Group Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas, Edulji wrote, “On the basis of legal opinion and till the final process is settled to deal with this issue, it is recommended that this information be sent to potential players and team immediately. . ‘The law firm has clarified that the improper remarks of Pandya do not come under the purview of the Code of Conduct. According to PTI, the legal opinion is with the PTI, ‘We believe that the present case does not come under the purview of the Code of Conduct and in the current situation the code of conduct can not be implemented.’ A senior BCCI official, while supporting the vision of Eduli, had said that suspension should be done until the investigation is pending. He said, “It is not a case of code of conduct but harm to the reputation of the institution. Like the ICC, the ban was imposed by Steve Smith for a maximum ban on a match under the Code of Conduct. ‘ The official said, “But Cricket Australia banned him for one year to harm the reputation of the game.