first_imgRamachandran had also received a request nine daysRamachandran had also received a request nine days before the elections from AIBA President Ching-Kuo Wu to send an observer for the BFI elections.”In reference to the subject, the International Boxing Association, AIBA, would like to formally request the Indian Olympic Association to have a representative present on September 25th in Mumbai for the elections of the interim ad hoc committee that has been representing boxing in India,” Wu wrote to Ramachandran.”While AIBA is the only organisation that may recognise the elections as outlined in the AIBA statutes and bylaws, we believe that the IOA should have a delegated observer at the elections as a gesture to restore leadership to the boxing movement in India.”We trust that IOA will agree to send a representative and work with the ad hoc committee at this stage to benefit the advancement of boxing within India.”I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your attention and consideration on this matter and look forward to your prompt response,” Wu added in his mail to the IOA chief. PTI SSR NRB BS BS SDMlast_img