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N Srinivasan misses BCCI emergent meet after mother passes away

Thursday, 23 January 2014 - 8:34pm IST | Agency: PTI

BCCI President N Srinivasan will not attend the Board's Emergent Meeting today after his mother, Jayalakshmi Narayanaswamy, passed away here.

She was 92 and breathed her last while asleep in the wee hours this morning, family sources said.

The development has forced Srinivasan to skip the BCCI Emergent Meeting, which was to be chaired by him.

In Srinivasan's absence, BCCI vice-president Shivlal Yadav will chair the meeting, the agenda of which was unknown to all the affiliated units of the board.

Even though the agenda is not clear, there is speculation that the meeting might have been called to discuss the scheduling of the seventh Indian Premier League the dates of which haven't been announced.

The IPL clashes with the country's general elections are still not out and there are chances that a few of the matches might be held in neighbouring Sri Lanka.

Jayalakshmi, wife of late industrialist and founder of The India Cements, T S Narayanaswamy, is survived by two sons -- N Srinivasan and N Ramachandran, two daughters Sudha Rajan and Uma Shivkumar.

Jayalakhmi an eminent social worker had supported several social welfare and philanthropic activities. She was also associated with the running of an orphanage -- Guild of Service in Chennai, a release said. 

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