Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) today saw its President, Brijbhushan Sharan Singh being re-elected unopposed for his third term. The 5-time Lok Sabha MP who got elected from Kaiserganj, Uttar Pradesh saw his group of office bearers elected unopposed and will serve WFI for a three-year term, a statement from the national federation said.
I would like to extend my heartiest congratulations to Sh. Brijbhushan Sharan Singh ji for being elected for the third time as President of Wrestling Federation of India.! believe the sport of Wrestling will benefit from your leadership n help wrestlers bring glory to nation pic.twitter.com/hnMWkKiM8w
A retired judge of the Himachal Pradesh High Court, Justice R B Misra, conducted the elections as a Returning Officer.
I D Nanavati has been elected as the senior vice president while V N Prasood will continue to be the secretary general and Satyapal Singh Deshwal the treasurer.
Elected office bearers of WFI:
President: Brijbhushan Sharan Singh
Senior Vice President: I D Nanavati
Secretary General: V N Prasood
Treasurer: Satyapal Singh Deshwal,
Vice President: Asit Kumar Saha, Hamza Bin Omer, N Phoni, N Khalo, R K Hooda, Bhola Nath Singh, Karan Bhushan Singh, B S Langde.
Under the leadership of Brij Bhushan Saran Singh the WFI has been able to rope in sponsors such as TATA Motors and implement the Grade based contract system as is done by the BCCI.
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