GUWAHATI, Aug 31 - The executive council meeting of the Boxing India (BI) has selected Bongaigaon as the venue for the Senior National Women Boxing Championship which will be staged from September 28 to November 1.
Announcing this, Hemanta Kumar Kalita, secretary general of the Assam Amateur Boxing Association, said that the decision was taken in the BI executive council meeting held here today.
The meeting also nominated Meren Paul of Manipur as the acting president of the BI and Rakesh Thakran of Haryana as the secretary general.
Paul later revealed that today�s meeting, where representatives from almost all the States were present, has decided to re-start the BI activities and hold the national championships regularly. He agreed that for not organising the national championships for last four years, the boxers, both men and women, could not have proper preparation for the international events.
Thakran said, now their prime objective is to organise the six mandatory national championships regularly in order to produce more quality boxers. He also mentioned that BI will take necessary steps for insurance cover of the woman boxers.