The Olympic Association of India (IOA) and the Athletics Federation of India have also mourned the demise of the sports administrator.
Executive Director of BFI was R.K. Sachet (Pic Credit BFI)
RK Sacheti, the skilled administrator and executive director of the Boxing Federation of India (RK Sacheti), a skilled administrator who has taken the Indian boxing to different heights and played a key role in strengthening India in the sport. -19) died on Tuesday due to a heart attack and a heart attack. He was 55. The BFI issued a statement informing this and mourned his death. BFI President Ajay Singh has also mourned his demise.
“We are informing you with great sadness that RK Sacheti, Executive Director (BFI) left us all this morning and went on an infinite journey, which created a huge void in the sports world,” the BFI said in a statement. He was an IOC Olympic task force and competent administrator who made an outstanding contribution to the Indian Games. ”
With a deep sense of sorrow & grief, we inform you that Mr. RK Sacheti,ED(BFI) left for heavenly abode today morning, creating a huge void in the sports world. He has been a Member IOC Olympic Task Force & an able administrator with an unparalleled contribution to 🇮🇳 Sports. #RIP pic.twitter.com/QMNcKZCiND
— Boxing Federation (@BFI_official) May 4, 2021
BFI’s life was conscious
The BFI President has said that Sacheti was the life of BFIs and he has played an important role in taking Indian boxing forward. In a statement issued by the BFI, Ajay Singh said, “One of the best and obsessive administrators of all the sports administrators this country has seen, RK Sacheti was the lifeblood of the Indian Boxing Federation.” His contribution has been in the achievements of Indian boxing in the past years. We will miss you very much. Boxing will miss him a lot. The Indian sports world will miss him very much. Rest in peace, my friend. We will always be proud of you. “
Sports Minister expressed sorrow over Sacheti’s death
Sports Minister Kiran Rijiju tweeted, “Our beloved RK Sacheti ji, Executive Director of Boxing Federation, lost in battle against Kovid-19. He made a significant contribution to include India in the top countries in the boxing game. I wanted him to see boxers in the Olympics. I express my condolences to his family for this loss. ”
Our beloved R K Sacheti ji, Boxing Federation ED has lost the battle against Covid 19. He was one of the pillars who put India in the league of world’s top Boxing nations. I wish he could see our Boxers in Olympics.
I extend my condolence to his family for the monumental loss🙏 pic.twitter.com/eCatPiUsTM
— Kiren Rijiju (@KirenRijiju) May 4, 2021
IOA also expressed grief
The Olympic Association of India (IOA) and the Athletics Federation of India have also mourned the demise of the sports administrator. Sacheti was also Joint Secretary in the IOA. “I am deeply saddened by the news of untimely demise of IOA Joint Secretary, BFI Executive Director and dear friend Rajkumar Sacheti,” IOA Secretary General Rajiv Mehta said in a statement. ”
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