BCCI should agree to come under RTI: Ajay Maken

Maken, who holds Housing portfolio at present, said the Centre has already taken a stand before Central Information Commission (CIC) that the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) should be under the ambit of the Information law.

updated: May 19, 2013 18:17 IST
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New Delhi: Against the backdrop of allegations of spot-fixing during IPL matches, Union Minister Ajay Maken on Sunday said the BCCI - the national governing body for cricket in India - should come under the ambit of the RTI Act.

"BCCI should agree to come under RTI. Any organisation entrusted with job of selecting a National Team can not call itself a Private Body!," Maken, who till recently held the Sports portfolio, twitted.

His Twitter account clarifies that the Union minister's tweets are personal.

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