MP Swimming Assn allowed to hold Aquatic C’ship-2017

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 04 Oct 2017 10:31:14


Legal Correspondent,

A single bench of the Madhya Pradesh High Court comprising Justice, Vandana Kasrekar has permitted the petitioner, MP Swimming Association to organise, conduct and participate in 71st Glenmark Senior National Aquatic Championships-2017 at Bhopal/Indore, which is scheduled to be held from October 7, 2017 to October 11, 2017. However, the respondents Piyush Sharma, Jai Verma and Ravindra Dubey are restrained from interfering in the said event. However, the record of the said event shall be maintained by the petitioner Association.


The single bench has also issued notices to the Secretary, Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, New Delhi, Secretary, Indian Olympic Association, New Delhi, Secretary, MP Olympic Association, Jabalpur, Secretary, Swimming Federation Of India, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, Rajendra Shukla, Minister, Department of Commerce And Industries, Bhopal, Registrar, Firms And Societies, Bhopal, Assistant Registrar, Firms and Societies, Bhopal, Assistant Registrar, Firms and Societies, Jabalpur, Piyush Sharma, Jai Verma and Ravindra Dubey and asked them to file their reply before the court.


The single bench has heard the petition filed by the petitioner MP Swimming Association, prayed before the High Court to permit them to become eligible to participate in the various sports activities and championships of MP Swimming Association and stop the activities of other illegal association for appearing in the play activities, which were eliminated from the association and they were pronouncing themselves as a legal Madhya Pradesh Swimming Association.

The single bench has heard on the question of admission as well as on the prayer for interim relief. Counsel for the petitioner submits 71st Glenmark Senior National Aquatic Championships-2017 is going to be held at Bhopal and Indore from October 7, 2017 to October 11, 2017 and petitioner association be permitted to organise, conduct and participate in the said Championships-2017. In view of aforesaid submissions made by the counsel for the petitioner, the petitioner association is permitted by the single bench of the MPHC to organise, conduct and participate in 71st Glenmark Senior National Aquatic Championships-2017 at Bhopal/Indore.


Advocate Manoj Sharma appeared on behalf of the petitioner, while senior Advocate Prashant Singh with Anshul Tiwari for the respondent Secretary, MP Olympic Association, Jabalpur.