Mohammed Mushtaq Ahmad of Hockey Bihar has become the new president of Hockey India (HI). He was elected president on Monday. He was elected unanimously in the 8th Hockey India Congress and elections. Mushtaq Ahmed was earlier acting as the General Secretary of the AI Now they will take over the responsibility of the post of the President of AI from October 1 instead of Rajinder Singh. Gyanendro Nigomombam of Manipur Hockey has been appointed as Senior Vice President of H.E. Asma Ali of Jammu and Kashmir Hockey and Bhola Nath of Jharkhand Hockey will be the vice-president. Rajinder of Jammu and Kashmir Hockey has been appointed as the new Secretary General of the AI. Apart from this, Tapan Kumar Das of Assam Hockey has been appointed as Treasurer again.
Former Indian captain Asunta Lakma has been given the responsibility of joint secretary with Feroz Ansari of Chhattisgarh Hockey. Meanwhile, Aarti Singh of Rajasthan Hockey, M. Renuka Lakshmi of Tamil Nadu Hockey and President of Karnataka Hockey SVS Subramaniyam Gupta has been appointed as Executive Member of Hockey India.
Apart from this, Dr. RP. Singh and Joydeep Kaur have been re-appointed as the athletic representatives after getting nominations from the Executive Board and the approval in Congress.
Heartiest congratulations go to Md. Mushtaque Ahmad on being elected as the President of Hockey India at the 8th Hockey India Congress & Elections on 1st October 2018.
— Hockey India (@TheHockeyIndia) October 1, 2018
On the election of Mushtaq, the people of Bihar sports congratulated them. Among those who congratulated them include the officials of the Bihar Bowling Association, Bihar Swimming Association, Bihar Table Tennis Association, Bihar Fencing Association, Bihar Badminton Association, Bihar Football Association, Kho-Kho Sangha and other sports associations.
Basically, Motihak Hockey, a resident of Motihari’s Kalyanpur block, belongs to Bihar and before that he was the Treasurer and General Secretary of Hockey India.