Breaking News-Delhi HC grants stay on Manika Batra’s plea

Delhi- The Delhi HC issued an interim stay against the Table Tennis Federation’s (TFFI) decision to exclude Manika Batra from the Asian Championship Squad.

On the previous hearing, the single-judge bench of Justice Rekha Palli directed the counsel for the Central Government to take instructions on the Petition filed by Batra for dropping her name from the squad. The paddler was not included in the Asian Championship squad since she missed the national camp.

The central government’s countered Batra’s petition by arguing that the merit was the sole criteria for selection of players.

Following the Tokyo Olympics, the federation had made it compulsory for players to attend the national camps.