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Former Chairman and Commissioner of Indian Premier League, Chairman of Champions League, President and Managing director Modi Enterprises, former President of the Rajasthan Cricket Association, Vice President of BCCI, Vice President of Punjab Cricket Association, Executive Director of Godfrey Philips India and Director of Various Modi Group Companies.


Lalit Kumar Modi is best known for his stint as the Chairman and Commissioner of the Indian Premier League and the Chairman of the Champions League from 2008 to 2010. Modi is also the President and Managing Director of Modi Enterprises and the Executive Director of Godfrey Phillips India.

Lalit Modi Info

Date of BirthNovember 29, 1963
Place of BirthNew Delhi
OccupationsExecutive Director of Godfrey Phillips India, President and Managing Director of Modi Enterprises and Vice President of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).
ChildrenKarima Burman, Aliya Modi and Ruchir Modi
Alma materDuke University
EducationBusiness Administration graduate from Pace University, New York
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 It’s a part of life. I have been public enemy number one for the BCCI for a long time now, 
— Lalit Modi / May 08, 2010
 I won’t react to it. The world has reacted to it on the basis of which the notice has been served. I still have 15 days to respond to it. We all know what it is, 
— Lalit Modi about the second show-cause notice he received from BCCI / May 08, 2010
 I have just come to wrap up my reply to the show cause that I have to submit on Monday. I am going to reply personally because there is nothing to hide, 
— Lalit Modi about the first show-cause notice he received from BCCI / May 08, 2010
 We have built a strong organisation. I don’t think the IPL will suffer. I think we have enough competent people to run the organisation. It’s a very strong brand. It’s important to understand that IPL is a global brand and hopefully we will be able to prove it. Everybody is behind me, 
— Lalit Modi when asked if the IPL would suffer because of the recent controversy / May 08, 2010
 I will attend and chair the meeting of the Governing Council as chairman and commissioner. I have issued the agenda to the Governing Council, 
— Lalit Modi tweeted that he will attend and chair the meeting of Governing Council tomorrow / April 25, 2010

 I want to tell you all decisions have been taken by the governing council and approved by the general body. I reassure you that if there is any flouting of rules I shall take full responsibility... All I wanted is to leave a small footprint in the glorious history of this game. 
— Lalit Modi / April 25, 2010
 People pressurising me to resign - I can tell you will not happen. Let them remove me then. Truth will prevail soon. Trial by media and no chance to present the facts is like the wild west. Wait and the facts will be delivered. 
— Lalit Modi on his twitter page / April 24, 2010
 I need to prepare the documents to support my replies to all the questions... I have worked for you (BCCI) for five long years without taking any money... consider giving me just five days for the documents, 
— Lalit Modi requesting 5 days to prepare responses to questions in regard to the IPL controversy / April 23, 2010