Guwahati, January 12: Kokrajhar MP Naba Sarania is elected as a new president of Assam unit of Sambo Federation India.
Sambo is already recognized as sports by the International Olympic Association as well as Olympic Council of Asia and Director of Sports and Youth Welfare of Government of India. It is a Russian martial art and combat sport.
Speaking exclusively to TIME8, Mridupawan Neog, vice president, Sambo Federation of Assam said, “Under the dynamic new leadership of Naba Sarania, the new committee will take all round initiative to make the Sambo popular in the state.”
Senior Advocate of Delhi High Court, Ramiz Rahman and Devraj Lahon are also appointed President and General Secretary of the Sambo Federation of Assam.
He informed that soon the Assam Federation will approach the Union Sports Ministry for fiscal assistance in order to build Sambo sports infrastructure in Assam.