NEW DELHI: The Delhi Government on Sunday decided to constitute a commission of enquiry to probe the alleged corruption in the Delhi District Cricket Association (DDCA).
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has written a letter to senior advocate Gopal Subramaniam to head the commission.
Earlier, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Kirti Azad alleged that lots of companies were given crores of rupees by the DDCA and contracts were given out to fraud companies without any verification.
“Lots of companies were given crores of rupees by the DDCA and their nature of work was never told. Contracts were given out to fraud companies, payments were made, without any verification,” Azad told the press conference here at the press club to expose corruption in Delhi cricket body.
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“I’m a big fan of our Prime Minister and his campaign against corruption. Steps that he has taken against corruption should be lauded. There is no personal animosity against anyone. My campaign is against corruption,” said Azad.
However, Indian opener Gautam Gambhir came out in full support of Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who has been in the line of fire for alleged corruptions under his tenure as president of DDCA, saying ‘lot of good things had happened under his tenure’.
Finance Minister Jaitley, has been accused of corruption by the Delhi Government and former players including Kirti Azad and Bishan Singh Bedi during his tenure as president of DDCA till 2013.
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and the Congress Party has demanded for the resignation of the Finance Minister from the union cabinet to enable an independent probe against him.