Kiren Rijiju intervenes to assure proper conduct at Inter-University aquatic champs

There have been complaints from swimmers about wrong results and timings, with some of the best swimmers in the country left shocked by the awful conduct.

"The matter is being investigated by AIU and I am confident that the correct course of action will be taken soon", posted the Sports Minister on Twitter.   -  SANDEEP SAXENA

The Union Sports Minister, Kiren Rijiju, intervened to assure the swimmers, about proper conduct of the all India Inter-University aquatic championships being held at the Lovely Professional University, Phagwara.

There have been complaints from swimmers about various issues, including wrong results and timings, with some of the best swimmers in the country being shocked by the awful conduct.

"The matter is being investigated by AIU and I am confident that the correct course of action will be taken soon", posted the Sports Minister on Twitter.
 

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On being prompted by the Sports Authority of India (SAI), the Joint Secretary of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU), Dr. Baljit Singh Sekhon, wrote to the organising secretary of Lovely Professional University, seeking a response within 24 hours for the series of complaints, which also had video proof.

"Submit the name of officials deputed for the conduct of this event and in case any officials were involved in discrepancy or malpractice, relieve them from duty with immediate effect and report their name to undersigned. Immediately suspend the students from all the events who were involved in deception and report the rectified result to the undersigned", wrote the AIU Joint secretary.

In conclusion, Dr. Sekhon warned that "no unprofessional conduct" would be tolerated in University Sports.