On Saturday, Dhanraj Parimal Nathwani received 100% of the votes in the election to become the next president of the Gujarat Cricket Association (GCA). Nathwani, who most recently served as vice president, will be promoted to the office of president upon Amit Shah’s departure as minister of home affairs for the union.
In addition, the GCA announced that effective immediately, Hemantbhai Contractor will assume the role of vice president, Anilbhai Patel will serve as secretary, Mayurbhai Patel will serve as joint secretary, and Bharat Zaveri will serve as treasurer. Nathwani, when asked about his appointment, remarked, “I consider it to be a great honour to be appointed as president of GCA.” I would like to express my gratitude to our previous presidents, Amit Shah and Jay Shah, as well as the other members of the association, for allowing me the chance to contribute to the worthy cause of cricket in Gujarat.
“I am determined to accelerate their vision, and that of our former president and the Honorable Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, of spreading the sport into remote areas of Gujarat and working toward developing infrastructure and creating opportunities for talented boys and girls at the grassroots level.” “I am determined to accelerate their vision, and that of our former president and the Honorable Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi.”
Nathwani, an avid follower of the sport of cricket, was instrumental in the creation of the Narendra Modi Cricket Stadium in Ahmedabad, which is located on 63 acres, has a capacity of more than 1.3 lakh spectators, and was named after the Indian prime minister.
Nathwani is a graduate of the Regent’s Business School in London, where he majored in International Business. He also holds an MBA from the National Institute of Management, where he specialised in corporate law and public relations management.