Chennai: Rupa Gurunath, daughter of former BCCI chief N Srinivasan, was today elected unopposed as president of the Tamilnadu Cricket Association (TNCA), making her the first woman to head a State unit of the Indian Board.
Rupa, whole time director of India Cements, was elected at the TNCA’s 87th Annual General Meeting here.
As the filing of nominations came to a close on Wednesday evening, Rupa’s was the only nomination filed for the post of president, whose election was announced on the floor of the house as per TNCA norms.
TJ Srinivasraj and P Ashok Sigamani has been elected unanimously as the vice presidents of City and Districts respectively.
The TNCA’s Executive meeting on Sunday decided to hold the elections on Thursday.
Those elected are : President : Ms Rupa Gurunath, Vice Presidents : T J Srinivasaraj (City) Dr P Ashok Sigamani (Districts), Honorary Secretary : R S Ramasaamy, Honorary Joint Secretary : K A Shankar, Honorary Assistant Secretary : N Venkatraman and Honorary Treasurer : J Parthasarathy.