AICF appoints Vipnesh Bharadwaj as interim secretary following Delhi HC order

Published:Mar 9, 202409:58
AICF appoints Vipnesh Bharadwaj as interim secretary following Delhi HC order

The All India Chess Federation (AICF) on Tuesday appointed Vipnesh Bharadwaj as its interim secretary after the Delhi Excessive Courtroom reiterated its order of eradicating former chief Bharat Singh Chauhan.

“(Vipnesh) Bharadwaj has been appointed interim secretary of the federation following the Delhi HC order,” AICF president Sanjay Kapoor instructed PTI on Tuesday.

“A gathering has been referred to as later tonight to additional talk about the state of affairs,” Kapoor added.

On June 2, the Delhi HC handed an order and unseated Chauhan. Nonetheless, the Supreme Courtroom on June 7 overruled the HC’s determination and reinstated Chauhan in his submit until August 15, conserving in thoughts the forty fourth Chess Olympiad which was held in Mamallapuram in Tamil Nadu from July 28 to August 9.

As per AICF’s by-laws, vacancies of office-bearers that will come up by resignation, dying or in any other case shall be crammed by the president and such a nominated individual shall maintain workplace until the following Common Physique Assembly.

The courtroom order towards Chauhan got here on a case filed by R N Dongre difficult the previous’s election in violation of the Nationwide Sports activities Improvement Code.

Curiously, it was Chauhan who had defeated Dongre within the AICF elections held in 2021.

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