Mohammad Azharuddin, the former Captain of the Indian Cricket Team, on the 27th of September, became the new President of the Hyderabad Cricket Association (HCA.)
On the 27th of September, the HCA conducted the elections for the post of President. The elections started around 2:00 P.M., at Uppal Stadium in Hyderabad, Telangana. After the voting was completed, the HCA announced Azharuddin as the new President as he won the elections with 74 votes.
There are a total of 226 members in the Association, out of which, 223 voted. The voting continued till 3:00 P.M., and the results were announced at 4:00 P.M., on the same day.
Azharuddin competed against 17 contestants for 6 different posts, including the post of HCA President. Initially, a total of 62 people were nominated, however, only 17 could make to the final round.
Azharuddin’s panel comprising K. John Manoj, Naresh Sharma, Surinder Kumar Agarwal, P. Anuradha and R. Vijayanand also won the elections for their respective posts.
K. Manoj became the Vice President of the HCA, Naresh Sharma, the Joint Secretary of the HCA, Surinder Kumar, the treasurer of the HCA, Anuradha, the Councillor and Vijayanand the Secretary of the HCA.
The final nominations for the President’s post were Azharuddin, Prakash Chand Jain and Dilip Kumar.
Sampath, the Electoral Returning Officer, announced the name of the winning candidate, Mohammad Azharuddin.
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