" The IOA has not derecognised the IKCA. To us, that is the only body running the sport in the country and its recommendations will be followed in selection and all other matters," he told M AIL T ODAY .
But, the IOA went ahead with the IKCA's recommendations and selected an extra athlete, Vikram Singh Bhandari ( slalom), while dropping four of the SAI selections.
It will be your most kindness please pay attention to us and help us." The coaches also wrote to the president of the IKCA, appealing to have Prakant and Ajeet, selected on August 29 this year, replaced by Amarjeet and Gurdeep, owing to the results of the ' time trials held on 8/ 9/ 2010, 18/ 9/ 2010, 28/ 9/ 2010, 8/ 10/ 2010 and 18/ 10/ 2010'.
IKCA secretary- general Balbir Singh Kushwaha also appears on the approved list as team manager, while women's national coach Bilquis Mir, whose name was recommended by the SAI for accompanying the team, was dumped.
Injeti Srinivas, joint secretary in sports ministry, told MAIL TODAY that the government was forced to de- recognise IKCA because of serious financial allegations against some of its top officials.
He also said that till the time the IKCA submits an activity report, it will not get recognition again.
Srinivas said the ministry had stopped funding the IKCA. " But as regards to sending teams abroad, we will do it as we do not want the sportspersons' careers to suffer.
The main reason for disaffiliation of IKCA is the allegation of financial irregularities against its president GPS Bindra, who was said to be running the federation like his fiefdom.
The IKCA claimed the entire amount by manipulating the expenditure statements.
" Apart from this, the IKCA got sponsorship worth Rs.