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BFI suspends former sec gen Jay Kowli for “dereliction of duty”

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BFI suspends former sec gen Jay Kowli for “dereliction of duty”

The Boxing Federation of India has suspended its former basic secretary and Maharashtra state physique president Jay Kowli after its disciplinary committee dominated that he had didn’t carry out his duties within the present function.
Kowli, who can be a referee/decide, has been “barred from all boxing related activities in India and abroad due to dereliction of duty”, a high federation supply advised PTI.

The determination was taken on the BFI’s Executive Committee assembly held on January 10. The boxer-turned-administrator didn’t instantly reply to requires his feedback on the matter.
“There have been several incidents in the past involving him and now when reports were sought from him on the functioning of the Maharashtra body, which is a routine matter, he failed to do so,” the supply stated.
“So, the BFI’s disciplinary committee recommended that he be suspended from the sport till the time he can provide a plausible explanation for his actions. If he does that, the decision may be reconsidered,” he added.

Kowli has had a chequered run within the nationwide federation. He served as secretary basic underneath two Presidents — the Sandeep Jajodia-led Boxing India in 2015 and the Ajay Singh-led Boxing Federation of India from 2016 to 2021.
He had a fallout with each of them over a number of administration-related variations.
Last 12 months, after dissociating from the Singh-led group earlier than the elections, he misplaced the secretary basic’s election.
Uttar Pradesh State Association advised to place home so as
The Uttar Pradesh unit of the BFI was as a consequence of maintain elections previously few weeks however has not been in a position to full the method.

The nationwide physique has now advised the unit to carry an Annual General Meeting on the earliest and guarantee elections are performed.
“They have been notified to get their act together. These kind of issues should not require EC intervention,” the supply stated.