BVP Rao has been elected as the president of the Archery Association of India in the polls held under a High Court-appointed administrator. Rao, who represented Archery Association of Assam, beat Rupak Debroy of Tripura at the elections held at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi.
A retired IAS officer of Assam cadre, Rao earlier served as vice president of the archery association of the northeastern state. He was also earlier associated with Sports Authority of India in various capacities.
Source: The Hindu
Static/Current Takeaways Important For IBPS Clerk Mains Exam 2018:
- Archery Association of India came into existence in 1973.
- Honorary Life President: Prof Vijay Kumar Malhotra.