STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

CWG: Sports Ministry fails to convince PAC

Published: 31st July 2012 12:04 PM  |   Last Updated: 31st July 2012 12:04 PM   |  A+A-

The Public Accounts Committee (PAC), examining the CAG report on the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games, on Monday failed to get a convincing reply from the Sports Ministry on the reasons behind the appointment of Suresh Kalmadi as the chief of the Commonwealth Games Organising Committee, “despite strong reservations expressed by three ministers against the move”.

And top ministry officials, who appeared before the PAC, failed to give a satisfactory explanation for the reasons behind the appointment and the continuation of Kalmadi as the OC chief, sources said.  The officials were grilled on the basis of the letters written by three former sports ministers-- Sunil Dutt, Mani Shankar Aiyar and M S Gill to the PM.

Stay up to date on all the latest Nation news with The New Indian Express App. Download now

Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp