A. Jagan Mohan Rao elected HFI president

A. Jagan Mohan Rao, who played at University level in cricket, volleyball, handball and kabaddi, happens to be the first official from the State to head the federation.

A. Jagan Mohan Rao (right) who is elected as president of Handball Federation of India receiving the papers in Lucknow on Sunday.   -  SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT

A. Jagan Mohan Rao of Telangana was unanimously elected as president of the Handball Federation of India (HFI) in Lucknow on Sunday.

Mohan Rao, who played at University level in cricket, volleyball, handball and kabaddi, happens to be the first official from the State to head the federation.

He was also president of Telangana Handball Association and successfully conducted Asia handball in the City.

"I am truly grateful to all the 29 State associations for electing as HFI president unanimously. I swear to work hard for the development of handball in the country,” he said in a statement.

“We will hunt for talented youngsters and facilitate them with expert coaches. We will train Indian athletes with the goal of producing Olympic medallists,”  Mohan Rao said.
 

The list of office-bearers of HFI:


President: A. Jagan Mohan Rao
Senior vice-presidents: Dr. Anandeswar Pandey, Dr. Pradipkumar Balamchu(Jharkhand)
Vice-presidents: Mrs Padmasri Saptal, Amal Narayan Patowani, Mrs. Reena Saveen
General secretary: Preet Singh Saluria
Joint secretaries: Tejraj Singh, Brizkumar Sharma, N.K. Sharma, Mrs. Veena Shekhar
Treasurer: Vinay Kumar Singh

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