Former Karnataka HC Justice P Krishna Bhat appointed as administrator of BFI

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The Delhi High Court has appointed former Karnataka High Court Justice P Krishna Bhat as the Administrator of the Basketball Federation of India (BFI).

The Delhi High Court has appointed former Karnataka High Court Justice P Krishna Bhat as the Administrator of the Basketball Federation of India (BFI).

An Overview of the News: 

  • The appointment has been made to conduct elections in the organisation, and it came into force with immediate effect.
  • The Administrator will continue to act until a newly elected body takes over the BFI.
  • The court has directed the administrator to ensure that the election process is completed as soon as possible in accordance with the Sports Code.
  • The decision was taken in response to several petitions regarding the election of office bearers and members of the executive committee for the period 2023-2027.

Basketball Federation of India (BFI)

  • It is the governing body for basketball in India.
  • It is responsible for promoting and developing basketball at all levels through tournaments, grassroots programs and training opportunities.
  • President - K. Govindraj
  • Establishment - 1950
  • Headquarters - New Delhi
  • Men's coach - Veselin Matic

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