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RCA elections 2022: Nominations filed today; voting on Sep 30

Dhananjay, son of former Sports Minister Gajendra Singh Khinwsar, has also filed the nomination against Vaibhav Gehlot,

September 26, 2022, 4:39 pm

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Vaibhav Gehlot after filing nomination for RCA elections.

JAIPUR: The nominations were filed for the Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) elections on Monday. The elections will take place on September 30. The results will be announced on the same day.

Dhananjay, son of former Sports Minister Gajendra Singh Khinwsar, has also filed the nomination against Vaibhav Gehlot, son of Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, for the post of president.

There are five candidates in the fray from the Nandu faction. They include Dhananj Singh and Mukesh Shah for the post of President and Dhanyanj Singh and Mukesh Shah for the post of Vice President. RS Nandu has filed the nomination for the post of Secretary, Vinod Saharan for the post of Treasurer, and Arun Singh for the post of Joint Secretary.

Nandu accused the Vaibhav faction of appointing the office bearers of the district associations arbitrarily. He said that they would not tolerate the dictatorship of Vaibhav under any circumstances.

There are 36 people on the voting list released by RCA's current election officer Ramalubhaya. Out of 36 voters in the voting list, 33 are the office bearers of district associations.

Here is the RCA election schedule:

  • Voter list was released on 25 September
  • Nominations filed on 26 September
  • Scrutiny of nomination papers on September 27
  • List of eligible candidates on September 28
  • Withdrawal of nomination on September 29
  • Voting will be held on September 30
  • Counting of votes on September 30

The current RCA President Vaibhav Gehlot is the son of Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot. He also has full support of assembly speaker CP Joshi. Vaibhav’s victory is almost certain. The term of the current executive of RCA is going to end on October 4.

First published: September 26, 2022
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