Scribes give thumbs up for Gill`s move
Panaji: A majority of scribes who have
assembled here for a five-day sports journalists` convention
on Thursday gave a big thumbs up to the decision of the Union Sports
Ministry to limit the tenure of sports administrators, who -
in turn - have revolted against the move.
To an opinion poll "Do you agree with Sports Minister, M
S Gill`s move to limit tenures of National federation heads?",
over 99 per cent of the 70-odd journalists from 16 States
attending the convention said "yes". Less than one per cent
said that they did not agree with the move.
The opinion poll was the second to be done at the 34th
convention of the Sports Journalists Federation of India in as
On the opening day yesterday, 94 per cent voted in the
affirmative to the query "Will the Indian Premier League
continue to flourish even in the absence of the now suspended