Taking care of Indian Taekwondo state in the Country, the Indian Olympic Association has made an ad-hoc panel to continue the working of the taekwondo in the country and to undertake federation’s election within six months of period.
The decision of forming an ad-hoc committee was taken at the General Assembly of the IOA last year in December.
The Joint secretary of IOA, Namdev Shirgaonkar will be heading the five membered ad-hoc panel which also includes M Bali (IOA joint secretary), Sunaina Kumari (IOA vice-president), Digvijay Singh (IOA Executive Council member) and a nominee of the International Taekwondo Federation.
Working together with teh IOA, the ad-hoc committee will be completing all election procedured within a six months of period.
Earlier, the IOA General Assembly in its annual meeting in December last year had taken a decision to “register a new society for the governance of taekwondo in India, which shall replace as new affiliated National Sports Federation of IOA for taekwondo, till such time the new society is registered, five member ad hoc body to be formed in which one member will be from the international body”.
The IOA had earlier formed an ad-hoc panel to run the affairs of its Assam unit and hold elections, while also constituting a governance committee for similar purpose for the sport of golf.