Badminton Association of India News
For the first time, six people are being honoured with the national sports awards in badminton. The men's doubles pair of Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy has been picked for the Arjuna award. The awardees will receive their awards from President Ram Nath Kovind at a specially organized function through virtual mode on August 29, 2020.
The Supreme Court Monday sought the Centre's response on a PIL seeking removal of Assam Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma from the post of President of the Badminton Association of India (BAI), alleging that his appointment was in violation of the apex court order that a minister or a public servant cannot become an office bearer in a sports body.