Bandipora, April 20: After the proper electoral process, Bandipora Cricket Association was formed on Saturday at Sher-i-Kashmir Stadium Bandipora with Saleem Jahangir elected as the president.
Following the directions provided by Supreme Court appointed Administrators of Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association, all the cricket clubs from various tehsils of district Bandipora held elections to formulate the association.
Former cricketer of the district, Saleem Jahangir with 64 votes was elected as president, pipping Mudasir Dar who got 43 votes in his favor. Pertinently, Aadil Jan having received the majority of votes was picked for the secretary’s post while as Irshad Bhat won the elections for Treasurer’s position in the association.
Recently, the newly drafted constitution of JKCA, which gives each district equal representation, was approved by BCCI, hence the board directed districts to come up with properly elected cricket bodies.