New Delhi: Despite having resigned in the wake of the spot-fixing and betting scandal, Rajeev Shukla chaired the Indian Premier League (IPL) Governing Council meeting here on Friday but he made it amply clear that he doesn't want to continue as chairman of the high-profile league. (Also read: BCCI working committee meeting adjourned)
"They (BCCI) requested me to chair the meeting and I did so. There were no issues with that. But I have told the board that I do not wish to continue as IPL chairman," Shukla told IANS.
Shukla, who is also minister of state for parliamentary affairs, quit the IPL two months ago in the wake of the spot-fixing controversy but his resignation was not accepted by interim board chief Jagmohan Dalmiya. (Related: BCCI should restore public trust, says Sports Minister)