Lalta “Rishi” Digamber is new WDCA President
West Demerara businessman and proprietor of “Countryside Agri” Lalta Digamber was elected to head the West Demerara Cricket Association (WDCA) for the next two years.
Digamber was the WDCA Competitions Chairman for the past four years.
Anand Sanasie served two terms as President and was not eligible for re-election as the Association’s constitution, enacted under Sanasie’s tenure stipulates that “ no President shall serve for more than two consecutive terms”. Sanasie was elected to serve as Vice-President to Digamber.
The Annual General Meeting was attended by a majority of the clubs playing cricket in the West Demerara, but only those members whose annual subscription had been paid were allowed to participate in the elections.
Digamber, in his acceptance speech informed members that all clubs are obligated to observe the rules and constitution of the WDCA and no delinquency would be tolerated during his tenure.
Members thanked Sanasie for his contribution and noted that over the past four years cricket balls were provided for all WDCA Cricket Competitions and sponsorship was readily available while the Association is in a strong financial position.
The new Executive elected to serve the 2012/2014 term of office is President- Lalta Digamber, Vice President- Anand Sanasie, Secretary- Sajwattie Ramrattan, Asst. Secretary- Krishnchan Mangal, Treasurer- Hardeo Oudit, Competitions Chairman- Robin Khan, P. R. O- Harinarine Deokenan and Marketing Manager- Sudesh Persaud.
The committee members are Dhanpaul, Sharan Rameshwar, Omar Hussein, Rohan Lokeshwar, Ramesh Persaud and Navindra Persaud.