Hockey India on Friday confirmed Manipur Hockey Vice President Phurailatpam Nirmalata as its Executive Board member, replacing former national women's team captain Asunta Lakra. Nirmalata, a former state player with a career spanning nearly a decade, has been part of hockey administration and promotion since the inception of Manipur Hockey in 2009. She also works in the Sports Department, Government of Manipur.
Devendra Pratap Tomar was also nominated as Hockey India's new Associate Vice President, following a general consensus at the recently held 61st Meeting of the Executive Board. Sunil Malik, Secretary General of Hockey Haryana, has been nominated as the new Associate Joint Secretary.
Speaking about the three officials being nominated into the Hockey India Executive Board, President Mohd Mushtaque Ahmad said, "I welcome Phurailatpam Nirmalata, Devendra Pratap Tomar and Sunil Malik to the Hockey India Executive Board. These are highly respectable and responsible roles that seek their time and efforts to serve and contribute to Indian hockey." PTI PDS PDS PDS
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