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Tytler said since the IOA elections will not be recognised by the IOC, holding the polls will not serve any purpose and will only add more confusion.
"Without the recognition of IOC, the new body formed out of this election will have no standing in the international sporting arena. It is ridiculously shocking that a few people are fighting the election to form a powerless, defunct and dummy body, just to feed a few egos," Tytler said in a release.
"At the present degrading level of politics which has unfortunately entered into sports body of India is highly deplorable and unacceptable. I and other like minded people agree that we should not become part of the election which not only neglects the IOA constitution and Olympic Charter but also neglects the interest of sportspersons of India," he said. "With threat of de-recognition of IOA lurking, we have decided to withdraw nomination from the IOA election in the name of the country and its sportspersons."
Names of those who withdrew their nominations: 1. Janardhan Singh Gehlot (for senior vice-president); 2. Jagdish Tytler (for vice-president); 3. Raninder Singh (for vice-president); 4. Rockybul Hussain (for vice-president); 5. Mukesh Kumar (for Secretary General); 6. Sunaina Kumari (for Joint Secretary); 7. Onkar Singh (for Joint Secretary); 8. J F Kharshing (for Executive Committee member); 9. Avtar Singh Sethi (for Executive Committee member); 10. Sharda Murdia (for Executive Committee member).
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