Pankaj Singh, the BJP MLA from Noida and son of Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, has been elected unopposed as Cycling Federation of India (CFI) president in the Annual General Body meeting in Nainital. Maninder Pal Singh was elected as secretary general for the second consecutive term while Sudeesh Kumar of Kerala was elected as the treasurer. Twenty six states and boards affiliated to CFI participated in the AGM.
Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Haryana, Uttarakhand, Gujarat, Kerala, Telangana got two members elected in the executive council while a member each was elected from Chandigarh, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Jammu & Kashmir, Jharkhand, Bihar, Tamilnadu, Orissa, Himachal Pradesh & Andaman & Nicobar.
About the Cycling Federation of India (CFI):
The Cycling Federation of India (CFI) is the national governing body for the sport of cycling in India. It is responsible for promoting, developing, and regulating cycling activities in the country. The CFI was established in 1946 and is recognized by the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI), the world governing body for the sport of cycling.
The CFI organizes various national and international cycling events, including road races, track cycling, mountain biking, and BMX events. It also oversees the selection and training of Indian cyclists for major international competitions, such as the Olympics, Asian Games, Commonwealth Games, and World Championships.
The CFI has a number of affiliated state associations, clubs, and cycling teams across the country. It also works closely with government agencies, private organizations, and other national and international sports bodies to promote cycling and develop the sport in India.
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