Dushyant Chautala elected chief of South Asian TT Federation

Chandana Perera of the Sri Lanka Table Tennis Federation has been chosen to be secretary general.

Mohammad Sibtain of Pakistan, who is the current chairman of the regional body, was elected for another term.   -  AFP (Representational Image)

Dushyant Chautala, president of the Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI), has been elected president of the South Asian Table Tennis Federation (SATTF) here on Tuesday. Chandana Perera of the Sri Lanka Table Tennis Federation has been chosen to be secretary general.

Along with them, Mohammad Sibtain of Pakistan, who is the current chairman of the regional body, was elected for another term. Zulaika Ibrahim of Maldives will be the treasurer. The other three Indian names figuring among the SATTF’s elected list include M.P. Singh, Dhanraj Choudhary and Ganeshan Neelakanta Iyer. All of them will serve their four-year term until 2021.

The secretary general of TTFI was elected as vice-president. His predecessor, Choduhary, was elected as advisor and Ganeshan was elected the chairman of the Technical Committee.

The other members are:

Joint Secretary: Kwaja Hassan Wajood (Pak)

Vice-Presidents: Khondkar Hassan Munir (Bangladesh), Chaturananda Rajvaidhya (Nepal) and Kanak Herath (Sri Lanka).

All members of the SATTF, assembled here for the Annual General Meeting of the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) to be held here on Wednesday, met during the South Asian Federation AGM to elect its members unanimously.