Handball Federation of India

Organisation

In India, sport of Handball and HFI was founded by Jagat Singh Lohan a Jat from Rohtak (Haryana) who was an alumnus of YMCA College of Physical Education of Madras (now Chennai). He was the also the first Secretary General of HFI. Lohan was founder/father of Handball, Netball and Throwball games in India. His efforts in Germany during the Munich Olympics in 1972 helped in establishing HFI. The founding member states were Andhra PradeshUttar PradeshHaryanaVidharbha and Jammu and Kashmir. The 1st Senior National Handball Championship was held at Sir Chhotu Ram Stadium, Rohtak (Haryana) in the year 1972. Haryana won the Gold Medal and Vidharba got the silver medal. In India, handball is currently played at local level in India but hasn't made it big in domestic level. India has yet to make an impact at international level, world championship and the olympic games.

HFI Presidents

S.No.

Name

State

Tenure

1.

Mrs. Laxmi Chhabla

2.

Air Vice Marshal H. L. Kapur

Uttar Pradesh

3.

Dr. Roshan Lal Anand

Delhi

29 Nov 2005 - 1 Feb 2010

4.

Dr. Sarwan Singh Channy

Punjab

1 Feb 2010 - 22 Dec 2013

5.

Dr. M. Ramasubramani

Tamil Nadu

22 Dec 2013 - 01 Nov 2020

6.

Mr.A. Jagan Mohan Rao*

Telangana

01 Nov 2020 – Till Now

 

 

 

HFI Secretary Generals

S.No.

Name

State

Tenure

1.

Mr. Jagat Singh Lohan

Rohtak (Haryana)

1972-1973

2.

Mr. M. L. Khan

Andhra Pradesh

1973-1985

3.

Mr. Surinder Mohan Bali

Jammu, (J&K)

1985 - Dec 2013

4.

Dr. Anandeshwar Panday

Uttar Pradesh

22 Dec 2013 - 01 Nov 2020

5.

Mr Pritpal Singh Saluja*

Madhya Pradesh

01 Nov 2020- Till Now



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