Brijbhushan elected as WFI president for third time

Brijbhushan and all other office bearers were elected unopposed and will serve WFI for a three-year term, a statement from the national federation said.

File Photo: WFI president Brijbhushan Sharan Singh [R] with Narsingh Yadav ahead of Rio Olympics.   -  SUSHIL KUMAR VERMA

Brijbhushan Sharan Singh was on Sunday elected unopposed as the president of the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) for a third time.

Brijbhushan and all other office bearers were elected unopposed and will serve WFI for a three-year term, a statement from the national federation said.

The elections were conducted by Returning Officer, Justice R B Misra, a retired judge of the Himachal Pradesh High Court.

I D Nanavati has been elected as the senior vice president while V N Prasood will continue to be the secretary general and Satyapal Singh Deshwal the treasurer.

Elected office bearers of WFI:

President: Brijbhushan Sharan Singh

Senior Vice President: I.D. Nanavati

Secretary General: V.N. Prasood

Treasurer: Satyapal Singh Deshwal

Vice President: Asit Kumar Saha, Hamza Bin Omer, N. Phoni, N. Khalo, R.K. Hooda, Bhola Nath Singh, Karan Bhushan Singh, B.S. Langde.