Former SC Judge AK Sikri appointed as Administrator for 2023 Shooting World Cup

Former SC Judge AK Sikri appointed as Administrator for 2023 Shooting World Cup

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Category : Sports Published on: January 24 2023

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  • Retired Supreme Court judge, Justice Arjan Kumar Sikri, has been appointed as Administrator by the Delhi High Court to manage the use of funds for the 2023 ISSF Shooting World Cup.
  • The ISSF World Cup (Rifle/Pistol) will take place in March in Bhopal.
  • As an administrator he has to oversee the utilization of funds for hosting the upcoming International Shooting Sports Federation World Cup.
  • The National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) through the present plea stated that India is hosting World Cup for the shooting sport in March 2023 and the stoppage of funds would affect the hosting of the World Cup. 
  • It is stated that the Applicant is dependent on the Government for the conduct of international events in India and various activities including training of the shooters and their participation in international events.
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