Boxing India Gets Clearance From Sports Ministry

Updated: 02 January 2015 16:20 IST

Boxing India said in a statement that the Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports had cleared it.

Boxing India Gets Clearance From Sports Ministry
Representational photo of boxing gloves. © AP

New Delhi:

Boxing India (BI) has been cleared by the Union sports ministry as the new governing body for the sport, BI said on Friday.

"Boxing India (BI), a recognised member of the International Boxing Association (AIBA) receives clearance of the name "Boxing India" by Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports (Deptt. of Sports) - Government of India," BI said in a statement.

BI president Sandeep Jajodia was happy with the ministry's move.

"We are extremely thankful to the Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports - Government of India for approving the registration of Boxing India," he said.

"The registration is a stepping stone in expediting the administrative formalities and streamlining the overall functioning and activities of Boxing India."

Topics : Boxing
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