Raipur. The Special General Body of the Indian Fencing Association convened at Hotel Courtyard Marriott to elect new office bearers of Indian Fencing. Gurcharan Singh Hora, General Secretary of the Chhattisgarh State Olympic Association, played the role of observer. Pankaj Singh was elected unopposed.
For this election, the General Secretary of the Olympic Association, Rajeev Mehta, had also especially come to Raipur to attend the meeting. All the office bearers got elected unopposed till 2025. During this, the officials of the Chhattisgarh Olympic Association congratulated Pankaj Singh.
Olympian Bhavani Devi was honoured by the Indian Fencing Association and the Chhattisgarh Olympic Association. Appreciating Fencing Olympian CA Bhavani Devi, the newly elected President of the Fencing Association, Pankaj Singh, wished her well for the future. During this, IOA Secretary General Rajeev Mehta announced a grant of ten lakh rupees to Bhavani Devi.