Rajiv Dutta vs Union Of India & Ors on 15 January, 2016

G. ROHINI, CHIEF JUSTICE:
1. This petition by way of Public Interest Litigation has been filed
raising the issue relating to the alleged illegal suspension of the Respondent
No.5 from participation in the competitions of Amateur International Boxing
Association (AIBA) and the alleged failure of the Respondents 1-3 i.e.,
Union of India, (Department of Sports), the Indian Olympic Association and
Boxing India to challenge the said decision of AIBA.
2. The Respondent No.5 is a Boxer who represented India in the 17th
Asian Games conducted by AIBA at Incheon, Korea between 19.09.2014 to
04.10.2014. It is not in dispute that the respondent No.5 had participated
through Respondent No.3/ Boxing India, an organization recognized by

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AIBA to represent the sport of boxing in India. Alleging discrepancies in
the manner of operation of semi final match in which the Respondent No. 5
had participated and non-compliance of Olympic Charter and its Statute, the
Respondent No.5 along with her coaches was provisionally suspended by
AIBA on 21.10.2014.

Source: Indian Kanoon

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