New Delhi, July 10
A day after the Sports Ministry’s letter asking Hockey India (HI) to carry contemporary elections for the submit of its president, Mohammad Mustaque Ahmed resigned as president, citing private and household commitments.
Senior vice-president Gyanendro Ningombam has been appointed because the president till the contemporary elections are held.
The Sports Minister had objected to Ahmed’s elevation as president, citing age and tenure tips of the Sports Code (2011). Incidentally, Ahmed’s resignation makes no point out of the Sports Ministry’s letter. “…Due to my personal and family commitments, I am unable to fulfil the requirements and responsibilities of my position,” he wrote.
HI knowledgeable the Sports Ministry that the elevation of Ningombam was non permanent, till elections may be known as. — TNS