SportzPower (India) – MUMBAI: India cricketers Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul were on Saturday fined Rs 2 million each by BCCI ombudsman DK Jain for their sexist comments on the celebrity chat show Koffee With Karan.

Summary

  • MUMBAI: India cricketers Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul were on Saturday fined Rs 2 million each by BCCI ombudsman DK Jain for their sexist comments on the celebrity chat show Koffee With Karan.
  • In the order published on the official BCCI website, Jain wrote that no further action will be taken against Pandya and Rahul, who have already served a provisional suspension and tendered an unconditional apology for their unsavory comments on women.
  • The Supreme Court-appointed ombudsman had issued notices to Pandya and Rahul earlier this month to appear for deposition for their controversial comments on th TV show.
  • Pandya and Rahul were provisionally suspended by the Committee of Administrators (CoA) for their remarks before the suspension was lifted pending an inquiry by the ombudsman.
  • Once Jain assumed his role, the CoA handed over the matter to ombudsman.

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