BCCI was dispatched Arjuna circular on Jan 27, claims ministry
The release also claims that SPS Tomar, who is an Under Secretary in the sports department, spoke to Dalpat Vandolikar who is the BCCI's Assistant Manager (Operations) between April 18 to 20 asking him to send nominations whose last date of acceptance is April 30.
"In continuation of earlier facts disclosed, the Ministry would like to confirm that the letters to all the Sports Federations were dispatched to all these organisations/ entities including BCCI on 27th Jan, 2012 as recorded by Ministry 's dispatch register for Postal dak- S. No 166 and file no F-4-3/12 -SP IV," the release stated.
"Further , it is reiterated that Shri SPS Tomar, Under Secretary (Sports) spoke to Shri Dalpat Vadolikar, Assistant Manager (Operations) in BCCI, Mumbai between 18-20th April, 2012, asking him to send nominations of BCCI for Arjuna Awards etc expeditiously since the last date for receiving such nominations was drawing to a close on 30th April, 2012," it further stated.
Sachin Tendulkar announced his retirement from international cricket after playing his 200th Test in the home series against the West Indies next month.
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