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Badminton Association of India (BAI) is the governing body of badminton in India.[2][3] BAI is an association registered under the societies act.[4] It was formed in 1934, and has been holding national-level tournaments in India since 1936.[5]

Badminton Association of India
Badminton Association of India Logo.png
SportBadminton
Jurisdiction India
AbbreviationBAI
Founded1934 (1934)
HeadquartersNew Delhi[1]
PresidentHimanta Biswa Sarma
Official website
www.badmintonindia.org

BAI has 28 state members that conduct badminton tournaments and have a two-times voting power compared to the affiliate members, who do not conduct tournaments and have a single vote each in the association.[6] It is headquartered in New Delhi, India.

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TournamentsEdit

Affiliated associationsEdit

As of 2018, BAI has a total of 33 affiliated associations.[7]

  • Andhra Pradesh Badminton Association
  • Andaman & Nicobar Island Badminton Association
  • Arunachal State Badminton Association
  • Assam Badminton Association
  • Bihar Badminton Association
  • Chandigarh Badminton Association
  • Chhattisgarh Badminton Association
  • Delhi Capital Badminton Association
  • Goa Badminton Association
  • Gujarat Badminton Association
  • Haryana Badminton Association
  • Himachal Pradesh Badminton Association
  • Jammu and Kashmir Badminton Association
  • Jharkhand Badminton Association
  • Karnataka Badminton Association
  • Kerala Badminton Association
  • Maharashtra Badminton Association
  • Madhya Pradesh Badminton Association
  • Manipur Badminton Association
  • Meghalaya Badminton Association
  • Mizoram Badminton Association
  • Nagaland Badminton Association
  • Orissa State Badminton Association
  • Pondicherry Badminton Association
  • Punjab Badminton Association
  • Rajasthan Badminton Association
  • Badminton Association Of Sikkim
  • Tamil Nadu Badminton Association
  • Telangana Badminton Association
  • Tripura Badminton Association
  • Uttar Pradesh Badminton Association
  • Uttarakhand Badminton Association
  • West Bengal Badminton Association

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.badmintonindia.org/organization/contact-us/
  2. ^ "Run game corporate-style: Prakash Padukone". The Hindu. 15 September 2009. Retrieved 5 March 2012.
  3. ^ "No change in BAI: Prakash". The Indian Express. 30 July 1997. Retrieved 5 March 2012.
  4. ^ "Azhar hits back, says he's eligible to contest for BAI election". The Indian Express. 8 June 2010. Retrieved 5 March 2012.
  5. ^ Students' Britannica India, Volumes 1-5. Popular Prakashan. p. 143. ISBN 0-85229-760-2.
  6. ^ "Azharuddin may get only six votes in BAI elections". The Times of India. 10 June 2010. Retrieved 5 March 2012.
  7. ^ "BADMINTON ASSOCIATION OF INDIA AFFILIATED ASSOCIATION". Badminton Association of India. Retrieved 27 December 2018.

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