IOA condoles the death of BAI President, Dr. Akhilesh Das Gupta
New Delhi(N4C Desk)- Indian Olympic Association, suffered a huge loss in terms of Dr. Akhilesh Das Gupta who passed away today due to heart attack. He was servicing as the Vice President of the Indian Olympic Association and was also the President of Badminton Association of India.
He was also the President of Uttar Pradesh Olympic Association. He contributed a lot to the sport of Badminton while serving as the Chairman of the Premier Badminton League, the Vice President of the Badminton Asia Confederation and was also a part of the Executive Council of Badminton World Federation.
Rajeev Mehta, Secretary General, IOA, spoke on his demise, “It is an extremely saddening day for us. On behalf of IOA family I send out my condolences to his family; may God be with them during this extremely difficult time. Dr. Gupta was a man of huge caliber, his contribution to the sport of Badminton has been commendable. While serving as the Vice President of the IOA, he contributed towards the growth of sports in our country.”