Registered Office:-24/3, P. Mazumder Road, P.O:-Haltu,
Minutes of the Annual General Body meeting held at Town Hall, Puri, Orissa on
24th August, 2004 to discuss and take decision on the following agenda:-
1. President’s speech.
2. General Secretary’s report
3. Confirmation of the minutes of last General Body
4. Welcome of new body of Maharashtra
5. Bids for Junior Nationals 2005 & 2006.
6. Zonal championships
7. Bids for Senior Nationals 2005 & 2006.
8. Confirmation of amendments of constitution &
Change of address of Registered Office.
9. Recognition matter & raising fund for the same.
10. Accounts for 2003-2004, Audited by M/S. K. C.
Bhattacherjee & Paul.
11. Appointment of auditor.
1. Zhalekho of Nagaland -Sd/-
2. Laxman Singh Bhandari of Delhi - Sd/-
3. Daljeet Singh Goraya of Uttranchal - Sd/-
4. Remington Lyngdoh of Meghalaya - Sd/-
5. B. B. Patranabish of West Bengal - Sd/-
6. Ram Krishan Arora of Haryana - Sd/-
7. Balwinder Singh of Punjab - Sd/-
8. Manoj Nair of Chhattisgarh - Sd/-
9. Pran Pratim Chaliha of Assam - Sd/-
10. Zairemthanga of Mizoram - Sd/-
11. Md. Fahad Quraishi of Andhra Pradesh – Sd/-
12. Ashish Gupta of Madhya Pradesh - Sd/-
13. Kedar Ch. Sarangi of Orissa - Sd/-
14. P. S. Suman of Kerala - Sd/-
15. Denagra Brahma of Tripura - Sd/-
16. Anil Kumar of Himachal Pradesh - Sd/-
17. Manoj Kumar of Chandigarh -Sd/-
18. Sangneith Thanga of Mizoram - Sd/-
19. B. P. Reni of Kerala - Sd/-
20. Debmalya Sengupta of West Bengal - Sd/-
21. Ashok Kumar Arya of Haryana - Sd/-
22. Shalinder singh of Punjab - Sd/-
23. Rishi Kant of Madhya Pradesh - Sd/-
24. Sanjay Choudhury of Uttranchal - Sd/-
25. Vemugon Hoshi of Nagaland - Sd/-
26. Bipul Das of Assam - Sd/-
27. Bibhuti Bhusan Jethi of Orissa - Sd/-
28. L. M. Pakyntein of Meghalaya - Sd/-
29. Rajender Singh of Delhi - Sd/-
MINUTES OF THE MEETING:-
Meeting started at 6 PM on 24th August, 2004 and presided over by Mr. Bimal
Kumar Chanda, President of our federation as proposed by Mr. Balwinder Singh,
Executive Committee member of IAF and seconded by Mr. Zairemthanga, General
Secretary of Mizoram state association. Following points, as per agenda, has
been discussed in presence of the members present in the meeting:-
Agenda 1. :- In President’s speech, he, on behalf of IAF, conveyed heartfelt
thanks to the organizers for conducting 28th Sr. National Armwrestling
Championship in Puri, Orissa in befitting manner. He also whole-heartedly
welcomed all state secretaries, E. C. Members of IAF, delegates /
representatives of state associations, Referees and Men & Women competitors
for their full co-operation to make this National Championship a grand success.
He has stressed upon the need of our unity to promote Armwrestling in every
corner of our country, so that the young generation (Men & Women, Boys &
girls) of our country keeps themselves busy in sports and also to keep
themselves mentally and physically strong for the development of our country.
He also stressed upon the need of Recognition of our game by the Ministry of
Sports, Govt. of India, Indian Sports Council, Indian Olympic Association etc.
and for which we have to be united and represent ourselves (all state
He has informed that the 2005 Asian Championship will be held in Uzbekistan
and 2005 World Championship in Japan.
Agenda 2 :- In General Secretary’s report, Mr. Kalika Prasad Dutta has
conveyed his best wishes to the organizers and whole heartedly welcomed all
state secretaries, officials, referees and competitors. He has requested to all
state secretaries to work hard for popularizing our game in the district level
in every state where the district associations became inactive. He has briefed
before the members present about IAF’s activities for the last one-year and
informed that we are trying hard for recognition of our game with the Ministry
of Sports & other authorities as applied for.
He has requested all the state secretaries to send their registration
certificates, news paper cuttings of district & state level championships
with photographs and to keep
close contact with IAF’s Working office and Registered Office to get updated
news and to convey the progress on their activities.
Agenda - 3 :-Confirmation of the minutes of last G. B. Meeting :-
The minutes has been read out before the members present and after elaborate
discussion it has been passed unanimously except the bids of Kerala state
association for conducting the 28TH Sr. National Championship – 2004 in Kerala,
as the Kerala State association was unable to conduct the same due to some
unavoidable circumstances. Hence, house agreed the inability of Kerala
association on special ground.
Agenda 4 :- Welcome of New body Maharashtra :- The newly
formed Maharashtra Amateur Armwrestling Association, headed by Sri Suresh
Bodalkar as President and Sri Nitin Bhandakkar as General Secretary has been
welcomed, although the Maharashtra Association was unable to attend the 28th
Nationals in Puri, Orissa due to some unavoidable circumstances. Their request
for granting Affiliation has been passed unanimously.
Agenda 5 :- Bids for Junior Nationals 2005 & 2006 :- After
elaborate discussion it has been proposed to conduct the same during Sr.
Agenda 6 :- Zonal championships :- It has been
brought to the notice of all members by the Gen. Secretary of North Zone that
they have successfully conducted the North zone championship – 2004 in Haryana.
It has been resolve that all other Zones also should conduct the Zonal
championships in time.
Agenda 7 :- Bids for Senior Nationals 2005 & 2006 :-
After elaborate discussion it has been resolved that the state association
giving bids for Nationals should confirm the same in writing within 3 (three)
months time and send License fee of Rs.2,000/- to the IAF’s present registered
office by Demand Draft favoring INDIAN ARMWRESTLING FEDERATION, payable in
Sri P. S. Suman representative of Kerala state
has gave their Bids for conducting 29th
Sr. Nationals 2005 in Kerala and agreed to
send confirmation letter within 3 months
Along with License fee of Rs.2000/-. In
case of failure, the Mizoram state assocn.
has given their Bids for the same..
Sri Ram Krishan Arora, General Secretary of
Haryana state has gave their bids for
Conducting the 30th Sr. Nationals 2006 in Haryana
and in case of failure, the
Meghalaya state assocn. has given their bids to
conduct the same in 2006.
The house have congratulated them for giving
their bids and accepted unanimously.
Agenda – 8. – After elaborate discussion it has been passed and accepted
unanimously the necessary amendments made earlier on Indian Armwrestling
Federation’s constitution and also the change of address of our Registered
Office from 63, Sarat Bose Road, Calcutta-700025 to 24/3, P. Mazumder Road,
Agenda – 9. – Recognition matter – It has been resolved that the necessary
follow up should be made with the Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports, Govt.
of India, Indian Sports Council, Indian Olympic Association and other
authorities to expedite the recognition matter pending with the above
It has also been resolved that all affiliated states will take necessary steps
at their state level to raise their funds and donate to the IAF to meet
the extra expenses require for follow up the matter and to meet the expenses
require for the committee members to meet the Sports Minister in New Delhi.
Agenda – 10. – Accounts for 2003 – 2004. - The audited accounts duly
audited by M/S. K. C. Bhattacherjee & Paul of 2, Church Lane, Kolkata-700001
has been placed before the house and after elaborate discussion the same has
been passed and accepted unanimously and house has authorized our President Mr.
B. K. Chanda to submit the same before the Registration authority in Kolkata as
per their requirements.
Agenda – 11. - Appointment of Auditor. - It has been resolved
unanimously to appoint M/s. K. C. Bhattacherjee & Paul of 2, Church Lane,
Kolkata-700001 to Audit our accounts like previous years.
Agenda – 12. - Miscellaneous -
(a). Sri Pran Pratim Chaliha of Assam has submitted an
application before the house, requesting the house to grant affiliation to the
newly formed North Eastern Region Armwrestling Association consisting of 8
(eight) North Eastern States.
After elaborate discussion, the members present has accepted the request and
granted the Affiliation.
(b). All state secretaries have requested our General
Secretary, IAF to send the copies of Affiliation certificates of the states
already received Affiliation from their respective state Olympic Association
& State Sports Council, so that they could follow up the same with their
respective state to get Affiliation.
(c ). Sri P. P. Chaliha, Gen. Secy. Of Assam has placed a proposal before
the house that all state secretaries should approach to their respective state
Ministers & M. P’s for giving recommendation letters addressed to the
Chief Minister of Assam & President of Assam Olympic Association, to include
our game Armwrestling as demonstration game in forthcoming National games 2005,
scheduled to be held in
Assam . The state secretaries should collect the same and send one copy directly
to the Chief Minister of Assam and one copy to Gen. Secy. / President of
Armwrestling Association of Assam, so that the Association of Assam could follow
up the same.
(d). After elaborate discussion it has been
resolved unanimously that the state associations not sending their regular
progress report on their activities and not sending the results of their state
& district level championships with photographs & News paper cuttings to
the Registered Office, will be charged with PENALTY of Rs.1000/-. So all state
secretaries are requested to send the above in time.
(e). It has been decided that all state
secretaries should mention on their letter pad that they are affiliated with
Indian Armwrestling Federation and with Asian Armwrestling Federation
& World Armwrestling Federation.
(f). All state secretaries are advised to send the
names, addresses of the Executive Committee members of their each District
association affiliated to them.
(g). It has been tabled before the house about
activities of Mr. Shailender Kadian that Mr. Kadian was invited in our 27th Sr.
National Armwrestling championship-2003 and he was absent. Thereafter he was
again invited in 28th Sr. National Championship held in Puri, Orissa from 23rd
to25th August, 2004, but he was also absent without any valid reason. So
after elaborate discussion it has been resolved unanimously that Mr. Shailender
Kadian’s name to be deleted from our record and he is no more member of our
Federation. It has also been brought to the notice by some members, before the
house, that Mr. Shailender Kadian is involved in some activities which is
harmful for our federation and the same should be intimated to the Asian
Armwrestling Federation & World Armwrestling Federation.
Meeting ended with vote of thanks to the members present.
(BIMAL KUMAR CHANDA)
(KALIKA PRASAD DUTTA)
GENERAL SECRETARY- IAF.
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