H.S. Prannoy ran into trouble with the Badminton Association of India (BAI) soon after it did not consist of him in the checklist of suggestions for the National Sporting activities Awards that it had despatched on June 2. Even so, as it turns out, national mentor Pullela Gopichand had proposed the 27-12 months-old’s name in his capacity as a Khel Ratna Award winner a day later on.
Gopichand instructed IANS on Sunday that he had despatched the suggestion on June 3. “I had sent the advice on June 3,” he explained.
Prannoy Roy attacks BAI for non-suggestion
Prannoy experienced launched a scathing assault on the BAI following the federation’s record of suggestions went general public.
“Exact aged tale. Dude who has medals in CWG and Asian Championships not even advised by the association. And person who was not there on any of these major activities suggested. #waah #thiscountryisajoke,” Prannoy mentioned in a tweet that he later deleted.
Prannoy and former Entire world No.1 Kidambi Srikanth had been slapped with disciplinary notices for leaving the Indian squad at the Asian Group Championships in the Philippines previously this 12 months. The pair had absent to Barcelona to generate rating factors that was very important for their chances to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics.
The BAI stated in a assertion on Friday that Srikanth has been recommended for the Khel Ratna award whilst Prannoy has been provided 15 times “to reply on his misconduct.”
“There are a number of cases of disciplinary difficulties with Prannoy the Federation had been pretty tolerant all this whilst but in the latest past his frame of mind has compelled BAI to consider action and also relook at the disciplinary procedures. A show-trigger letter has been issued for the remarks designed. If the player fails to react in the allotted time, BAI will be having stern action in opposition to the shuttler,” BAI Secretary Basic Ajay Kumar Singhania reported in the statement.