The federation has lifted the two-year ban on Asian Games medalist Roar Dattu Bhokanal with speedy impact after disagreeing with IOA's athlete fee member Anju Bobby George. It was mentioned by the Federation that their Athletes Commission has instructed that the ban on Dattu must be lifted from 30 April 2019.
Only then this ban is being lifted. <! –
Dattu can now stake his declare for the Olympic qualifiers to be held in Korea from April 27. The federation had imposed a two-year ban on Dattu taking disciplinary motion. There had been many severe allegations towards him.
The Rowing Federation of India (RFI) on Thursday filed a solution earlier than the Sports Ministry looking for an extension of 1 month's time. The ministry had on Wednesday introduced the choice to cancel the February 1 recognition of the federation.
In a letter written to the Ministry, the President of the Federation, Rajalakshmi Singh Deo, has replied that he can be within the curiosity of the Roars if this ban is imposed from February 29. The Federation has additionally spoken to the Ministry that elections are being carried out on its behalf within the third week of February.
Actually, the ministry has proven an excessive amount of haste on this concern. Usually, earlier than any sports activities affiliation is revoked, a present trigger discover is issued to it, but it surely was not carried out right here. Not solely this, the Ministry doesn’t give any direct order to the IOA to keep away from interference in autonomy beneath the IOC Charter. Here the ministry not solely canceled the popularity of the Federation but in addition requested the IOA to arrange advert hoc committee from February 1.