Mohd Mushtaque Ahmad elected Hockey India president . Hockey Bihar’s Mohd Mushtaque Ahmad has been elected as the new president of Hockey India following the 8th Hockey India Congress and Elections on Monday.
After being elected unopposed, Ahmad, who formerly held the secretary general post, will take over from outgoing president Rajinder Singh from October 1.
While Gyanendro Ningombam of Manipur Hockey will take over as the senior vice president, Asima Ali of Hockey Jammu and Kashmir and Bhola Nath Singh of Hockey Jharkhand will take up the role of vice presidents.
Hockey Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajinder Singh has been elected as the new secretary general while Tapan Kumar Das of Hockey Assam was re-elected as the treasurer for a second term.
Former Indian women’s team captain Asunta Lakra of Hockey Jharkhand was entrusted with the responsibility of Joint Secretary along with Firoz Ansari of Chhattisgarh Hockey.Arti Singh of Hockey Rajasthan, M Renuka Lakshmi of Hockey Unit of Tamil Nadu and current Hockey Karnataka president S.V.S. Subramanya Gupta were elected unopposed as executive members of Hockey India.
Meanwhile, R.P. Singh and Joydeep Kaur were re-appointed as athlete representatives after their nomination from the executive board was ratified in the Congress. (ANI)
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