Earlier on Wednesday, Modi received a shot in the arm after Justice Kasliwal cleared his nomination to contest for the post of RCA President. (Agencies)
Modi is pitted against Rampal Sharma, who is believed to be close to the incumbent president C P Joshi. With more than 28 districts supporting Modi, it is likely to be a one-sided battle but these developments have made BCCI furious because Modi has been banned for life by the country's cricket board on disciplinary grounds.
The BCCI, which had warned RCA that Modi should not be allowed to continue to hold the post of Nagaur District Cricket Association President and also threatened suspension, reiterated its stand and said that RCA might face dire consequences if it does stop the former IPL chief from contesting the polls.
It was believed that the Joshi faction, who has lost most of its supporters after the BJP came into power in the recently held state Assembly elections, would withdraw its nominations but it didn't happen.
Earlier on Wednesday, Modi received a shot in the arm after Justice Kasliwal cleared his nomination to contest for the post of RCA President.