Ranbir Singh Mahendra
Ranbir Singh Mahendra (Hindi: रणबीर सिंह महेन्द्रा) is a politician in the Indian National Congress from Haryana, India and was president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) from 2004 to 2005.
Mahendra was a Member of the Legislative Assembly from the Mundhal constituency in Haryana and a prominent politician from Bhiwani.He is a popular leader among the members of his constituency (Badhra) and is considered a leader who strictly follows the principles of his father, the late Chief Minister Bansi Lal.
He joined the BCCI in 1975, and ascended to the post of joint secretary in 1980. In 1985, he was elevated to the post of secretary, which he held for five years. He was one of the key administrators during the 1987 World Cup held in India, and was the driving force behind the Haryana Cricket Association for many years. In 2001, he was elected as one of the vice presidents of the board.
Mahendra is a lawyer by profession. He is the son of Bansi Lal, a prominent politician who served as Chief Minister of Haryana, Railway Minister and Defence Minister of India for a few years. Mahendra's son is the current treasurer of the BCCI.