AIFF: AIFF moves SC challenging Delhi HC order quashing election of office bearers | India News
NEW DELHI: Alleging that India could be barred by FIFA to bid for internet hosting below 20 Soccer World Cup after Delhi excessive courtroom quashed election of its workplace bearers, All India Soccer Federation on Wednesday moved Supreme Court docket looking for a keep on HC order and to pave manner for workplace bearers to renew their job because the soccer administrator.
The Delhi excessive courtroom had earlier nominated former chief election commissioner SY Quraishi because the administrator.
The courtroom had mentioned that contemporary elections must be held inside 5 months as AIFF had violated the sports activities code.
Searching for an pressing listening to on the attraction towards HC verdict, advocate Amit Anand Tiwari contended that nation’s bid to host below 20 World Cup could be rejected by FIFA which recognised solely elected physique. He advised a bench headed by Justice J Chelameswar that final date for bidding is on Tuesday and pleaded the bench to conduct listening to on his plea on Friday.
Agreeing with Tiwari’s submission, the courtroom listed the case for listening to on Friday.
Appearing on a Public Curiosity Litigation (PIL) filed by lawyer Rahul Mehra, the HC had quashed AIFF election held on December 20, 2016, by which Praful Patel was re-elected unopposed for the third time period as president of the soccer governing physique.
Patel first turned appearing president of the AIFF for a one-year time period after former president Priya Ranjan Das Munshi suffered a cardiac arrest in 2008. Nevertheless, in October 2009, he turned full-time president and was re-elected in December 2012.