Indian Weightlifting Federation President Birendra Prasad Baishya was appointed as the chairman of the Ethics Commission of the International Weightlifting Federation in Beijing in the executive board meeting. His term will be of four years.
Birendra Prasad Baishya is also the Member of Parliament and senior member of Indian Olympic Association Executive Council. During the meeting of IWF Executive Board, heads of various Commissions as well as the Chairpersons of three elected committees -- technical, medical, coaching and research were also appointed.
It was decided that according to the new constitution, fully independent Anti-Doping Commission will also be established. Apart from this, approval was given to the Development Program of a very large scale for providing support to the Member Federations, Continental Federations and Regional Federations.
Who is Birendra Prasad Baishya?
• Birendra Prasad Baishya was born on 29 January 1956.
• He belongs to the Asom Gana Parishad Party.
• He is a Member of Rajya Sabha from Assam.