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Himanta Biswa elected BAI President

New Delhi, April 3: Assam Health and Education Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma was on Tuesday unimously elected the Badminton Association of India (BAI) President during its annual general body meeting in Goa.
Ajay Kumar Singhania was elected the Secretary General while former Tamil du Badminton Association president and former Union minister Anbumani Ramadoss was elected treasurer. Both were elected unimously.
Sarma had taken over as the interim BAI President last year after the demise of Akhilesh Das Gupta. He will serve for four years.
Congratulating all the office-bearers, Sarma vowed to take India to the pincle of world badminton.
"I would like to congratulate all the elected members and I am sure that everyone will fulfil their responsibilities to the best of their capacity. Indian badminton has been on an all-time high and we as a federation will strive to take it forward and make Indian badminton to the top of the pedestal," Sarma said. IANS