BCCI Slaps Two Year Ban On Boria Majumdar For Intimidating Wriddhiman Saha

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New Delhi: The Board Control of Cricket In India (BCCI) has banned journalist Boria Majumdar for a span of two years for allegedly using harsh words and bullying Indian cricketer Wriddhiman Saha after getting denied for an interview. 

A three-member committee was formed by the BCCI to investigate the charges made by Saha against the journalist. The committee consisted of Rajeev Shukla, Vice President BCCI, Arun Singh Dhumal, Treasurer BCCI, and Prabhtej Singh Bhatia, Councillor BCCI. 

The statement issued by BCCI said that “the actions by Mr. Majumdar were indeed in the nature of threat and intimidation.” The committee laid down the sanctions on Boria Majumdar. 

  • Two-year ban from getting any accreditations as a member of the press in any of the cricket matches (domestic and international). 
  • Ban on getting any interviews with any registered players in India.
  • Ban on access to any of the BCCI and members association-owned cricket facilities. 

The BCCI Apex Committee has accepted the sanctions imposed by the committee on the journalist.



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