Former Supreme Court judge, Vineet Saran has taken over as the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) ethics officer and ombudsman. He has succeeded Justice (Retd) D. K. Jain, whose term ended in June last year. Saran, 65, is a former Chief Justice of Odisha High Court, and also served as a judge in Karnataka and Allahabad High Court.
About the Justice Vineet Saran:
- Justice Vineet Saran graduated from Allahabad University in 1976. Subsequently, he obtained an LL.B degree. He practised in the Allahabad High Court from 1980 till 2002 on the constitutional, civil and criminal sides. He also served as the Additional Advocate General for the State of U.P. in the year 1995.
- Vineet Saran J was appointed as a permanent judge in the Allahabad High Court on February 14th 2002, where he served 13 years. He was then transferred to the Karnataka High Court on February 16th 2015.
- He was further promoted as the Chief Justice of Orissa High Court on February 26th 2016. Justice Vineet Saran was elevated to the Supreme Court on August 8th 2018.
Important takeaways for all competitive exams:
- BCCI President: Sourav Ganguly;
- BCCI secretary: Jay Shah;
- BCCI Headquarters: Mumbai;
- BCCI Founded: December 1928.