Cuttack,27/09/19:Former Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) secretary Ashirbad Behera’s son Sanjay Behera has been elected as the new secretary of the State’s Cricket Association.
Behera secured victory against opponent Naba Pattnaik by getting as many as 45 votes out of 73 OCA members.
While Mehtab Khan has been elected as Joint Secretary by securing 40 votes, Vikash Pradhan elected as the Treasurer of OCA.
Notably, the voting for a total of six posts of OCA including President, Vice-president, Secretary, Joint-secretary, Treasurer and Councilor for the Apex Council was held today morning.
The formal announcement for the post of President and Vice President was awaited, till the last report came in.
Sanjay Behera, son of former OCA secretary Ashirbad Behera, few days back, Ashirbad Behera was arrested ahead of the crucial OCA elections in connection with his alleged links in Artha Tatwa (AT) chit fund scam.
CBI sources said Ashirbad Behera had played a crucial role in promoting the AT Group by roping them as sponsors for Ranji Trophy and Odisha Premier League matches during 2011 and 2012.