“Correct and truthful elections” had already been performed in December 2020, Khare, a senior officer with Madhya Pradesh school schooling division, mentioned in Bhopal on Sunday. “The SGFI govt committee had despatched a criticism to the ministry towards the election in March 2020 however Sushil Kumar went forward with the polls to seize the federation’s president submit,” mentioned Khare, a former national-level TT participant.
Khare argued that since Kumar was additionally president of Delhi Handball Affiliation, the sports activities code makes him ineligible to carry election. “So, the election performed in March 2021, by which he was reelected president, stands null and void,” mentioned Khare.
“The election we performed in December 2020 was legitimate and organised as per court docket instructions. We additionally obtained registered underneath Registrar Companies and Societies, however Sushil Kumar didn’t although it’s necessary. He went forward with one other election in March 2021 and began working a parallel federation, which isn’t acceptable,” alleged Khare. Sushil’s tenure as president of SGFI was from June 2016 to June 2020.
Requested why he’s elevating this concern over three months later, Khare mentioned: “We had knowledgeable the authorities about it, and deliberate to carry a press convention however then the Covid second wave hit the nation,” mentioned Khare.
Letter challenged in court docket: Official
SGFI elections have been dogged by controversy. Sushil Kumar had earlier complained that the then federation secretary Rajesh Mishra had cast his signature to carry the December 2020 election.
It led to an FIR towards Mishra. Khare mentioned, “Sushil Kumar used his place to mislead the sports activities ministry into submitting a false criticism. He even managed to get a letter issued by the sports activities ministry to conduct his elections. Now we have challenged that letter in court docket,” mentioned Khare.