AICF adopts Khadi for uniforms for international meets

Khadi and Village Industries Commission chairman Vinai Kumar Saxena said:“Charkha and Chess will go along to set many milestones in future.”

Viswanathan Anand will be soon seen wearing Khadi when he's representing India in another nation.   -  Grand Chess Tour

The All India Chess Federation (AICF) has decided that all its players and support staff would use Khadi for their uniforms in all international tournaments to promote the faric.

Incidentally, Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) is sponsoring the 47th Junior National Championship for Boys and 32nd Junior National Championship for girls.

KVIC chairman Vinai Kumar Saxena said:“Charkha and Chess will go along to set many milestones in future.”

Hailing AICF’s decision to use Khadi uniforms and kits during international tourneys, he said that it would help in making an international image of Khadi.

“Keeping in mind that sport is the best medium to connect the people — especially from younger generations — KVIC will sponsor such sports event in future, to give a global image to Khadi,” he added.