It is their mandate and their duty. They are foremost responsible," Maken said.
The sports minister added that BCCI should also open up its accounts to RTI to bring about much-needed credibility.
“They should not submit their accounts to us but they should open their accounts to RTIs. This will bring much-needed credibility to BCCI.”
He also said that politicians should keep away from running sports bodies. “Politicians should keep themselves away from running sports federations," he said.