Nafe Singh is HSAA president

Chandigarh Jun 29 (UNI) Former MLA from Bahadurgarh, Nafe Singh Rathi was today unanimously elected president of Haryana State Athletic Association (HSAA).

He was elected in the annual general body meeting of the association held at Jat Bhawan here.

Mr Abhey Singh Chautala, President HSAA, was unanimously elevated to the post of life president.

H S Bhadu was unanimously re-elected Secretary of the HSAA for the sixth time in succession.

The other office bearers who were also unanimously elected for the next term of four years were: Gokal Chand(Sr vice president), I D Kamboj, Jagmal Singh,Dharamvir Dagar, Dilbagh Singh, Rajinder Malik, Devender Kadyan (Vice Presidents), Raj Kumar Mittan (Sr Joint Secretary), Vinesh Mahlan and Chander Pal Chauhan (Joint Secretaries) and S S Bura (Treasurer).

Duli Chand, Ajmer Singh, Satpal Singh, Shish Pal Guladi, Ved Prakash, G S Bawa, Sanjay Singh, Azad Singh Rathi,Sumer Singh, Rajiv Khatri and Parveen Kumar were elected the members of the Executive Committee.

In the meeting three affiliated units of HSAA- Haryana Police, HAU Hisar, MNSS Rai have been disaffiliated due to not paying the annual subscription for the last three years and not responding to the HSAA communications and not taking part in the State meets and trials conducted by the HSAA.

Out of 25 units , secretaries and presidents/authorised representatives of 20 affiliated units attended the AGM. Ravinder Chaudhary, Secretary, Chandigarh Athletic Association was deputed as observer by the Athletic Federation of India for the meetin. Dr Narender Singh Mor , Secretary, Haryana State Karate Association was the observer of Haryana Olympic Association.

The HSAA also approved the calendar for 2008-09. The next State Senior Championship will be conducted at Sonipat from Oct two to four this year along with the State Games. The Junior State Athletic Championship will be held at Gurgaon in the second week of September and the State Cross Country Championship will be held at Bahadurgarh on January 19 neat year.

The HSAA also adopted and approved the budget of Rs 12.5 lakh for 2008-09. With the view to containing the menace of fielding over age players the association has decided to deal with an iron hand. A disciplinary committee, with S S Bura, has been constituted to deal with this and other disciplinary problems.


Story first published: Sunday, June 29, 2008, 17:32 [IST]
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