New Delhi, May 21 (ANI): Sports Minister Ajay Maken on Monday underscored the need to bring the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) under the ambit of the Right to Information (RTI) Act.
Addressing the parliament, Maken expressed Centre's keenness to bring thr BCCI under the purview of RTI.
"I want to inform the members of the House that we believe the BCCI must come under the ambit of the Right to Information Act. To this end, the Sports Ministry has placed this suggestion before the Chief Information Commissioner and this hearing is in process in the Central Information Commission," he said.
The proposal comes in the wake of controversies and graft allegations surrounding the Indian Premier League (IPL), the most recent one being the arrest of two IPL players caught attending an alleged rave party in Mumbai. (ANI)