IOA annuls decision to appoint Abhay Chautala, Suresh Kalmadi as life presidents
Updated: Tuesday, January 10, 2017

New Delhi: The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) on Tuesday abrogated the choice of Abhay Chautala and Suresh Kalmadi's arrangement as life presidents.

According to ANI, IOA president N Ramachandran said that there was no resolution passed for the same in Chennai AGM.


Trick corrupted Kalmadi and Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) leader Chautala were prior designated life presidents of IOA.

Kalmadi and Chautala were blessed after a determination for their arrangement was moved by Joint Secy Rakesh Gupta and 150 individuals, who were a piece of the meeting consented to it, ANI cited IOA sources as saying.

Kalmadi had before served as IOA president.

Sports Minister Vijay Goel had said that the legislature is stunned with Kalmadi's and Chautala's arrangements.

"We are stunned at the determination go by the IOA to make Suresh kalmadi and Abhay Chautala Life Presidents of the IOA which is absolutely inadmissible to us as them two are confronting genuine defilement and criminal accusations," Goel said.

Kalmadi served as IOA president from 1996 to 2011 and was imprisoned for 10 months for his association in the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games debasement outrage yet later discharged on safeguard.

Chautala served as the president of Indian Olympic Association from December 2012 to February 2014 when the IOA was suspended by the parent International Olympic Committee for handling charge-sheeted hopefuls at the decisions. His decision as IOA boss was revoked by the IOC.

Kalmadi, who was imprisoned and later discharged on safeguard regarding the 2010 Commonwealth Games trick, served as president of Asian Athletics Association (AAA) for a long time from 2000 to 2013 and was additionally credited with the presentation of top occasions like Asian Grand Prix arrangement, Asian Indoor Championships and Asian All Star Meet, other than different rivalries.

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