24/05/2022

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Hockey Coach Sandeep Sangwan Moves Delhi High Court Over Dronacharya Award Snub

Sandeep Sangwan in his plea challenged the final decision to not choose his title for the Dronacharya Award.© PTI

Hockey mentor Sandeep Sangwan on Tuesday urged Delhi Significant Court to challenge route to the federal government to look at him for the Dronacharya Award (Regular Group) for the yr 2021 for his functionality as a mentor. Justice Rekha Palli requested More Solicitor General Chetan Sharma, symbolizing the Centre, to choose instruction on Sandeep Sangwan’s plea and detailed the make a difference for even more listening to on November twelve.

Senior Advocate Rahul Mehra, who appeared for Sangwan, informed the courtroom that the petitioner is a highly competent and highly expert hockey mentor.

Sangwan in his plea has challenged the final decision of the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports activities on November two to not choose his title for the Dronacharya Award.

In his petition, Sangwan, submitted by means of advocate R Arunadhri Iyer urged the Delhi Significant Court to challenge route to the federal government to in addition confer the Dronacharya Award (Regular Group) for the yr 2021 to the Petitioner for his functionality as a mentor based on benefit as for every the points process released in compliance with the orders of this Court in the peculiar facts and circumstances of the current make a difference.

According to the petition, Sangwan has skilled 4 of the associates of the team that received the bronze medal at the Tokyo Olympics 2020, aside from numerous other Olympians. Users are awardees of Padma Shri, Arjuna Award and Khel Ratna Award.

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Staying a mentor for around fifteen several years, the petitioner has also functioned as a supervisor on several occasions for the countrywide men’s team along with the mentor.

The petitioner sought to challenge route to the Centre to lay down a suitable time agenda for the declaration of the Dronacharya Award and other Sports activities Awards in upcoming, viz., by the finish of May perhaps of each and every yr, so as to present acceptable time and prospect to elite sportspersons in this regard.

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