Sushil Kumar, Mary C. Kom resign as National Sports Observers

Wrestler Sushil Kumar and boxer Mary C. Kom have submitted their resignation as National Sports Observers, an official press release said here today. 
As both the top athletes are still active in their respective fields, wrestling(Men) and Boxing (Women), they felt that this could be seen as conflict of interest, the release said.
"Keeping in mind the best of the sporting traditions, the athletes submitted their resignation," it said, adding that the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports has accepted their resignations.
Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Col. Rajyavardhan Rathore thanked the two sportspersons for their services and said that the Government would continue to benefit from their rich insights and expertise. 
Sportspersons’ experience will continue to play a vital role in shaping the development of sports in the country, he added.


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