Major News and Events of 02 January 2017
What Happened on 02 January 2017
Parivartan Rally: PM Modi Vows to Keep Fighting against Corruption
BCCI President Anurag Thakur has been ordered to be removed from his post for not complying with court orders. Ajay Shirke has been remove from his post of BCCI Secretary by the apex court. This was not enough as the court also issued show cause notices to both Thakur and Shirke asking the reason for contempt and perjury proceedings not being initiated against them.
The order came after the third report of Lodha Committee which was submitted on 14 November where disqualification of office-bearers of the BCCI and state associations was asked. Supreme Court is reportedly going to replace the top brass cricket board.
PM Modi addressed the public in Lucknow in a rally where he spoke about welfare of the poor. He said that the policies which have been introduced to fight against black money and corruption cannot be stopped.
The Prime Minister also accused the ruling Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party for joining hands and trying to remove him as he is working towards eradicating black money.
Among the ones who attended the rally were the Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) president Amit Shah, and other senior leaders like Rajnath Singh, Kalraj Mishra and Uma Bharti.