Birendra Prasad Baishya was re-elected as President of the Indian Weightlifting Federation (IWLF) in the Annual General Body Meeting.
The newly formed Executive Committee of IWLF consists of seven vice-presidents, and Sahadev Yadav has become the secretary general.
The elections of IWLF was conducted under strict guidelines, issued by the sports ministry. The observers from the sports ministry and Indian Olympic Association supervised the elections.
IWLF is a national governing body that oversees weightlifting in India.Indian Weightlifting Federation (IWLF), registration no. S-4286 of 1960 is affiliated with International Weightlifting Federation (IWF), Asian Weightlifting Federation (AWF), Commonwealth Weightlifting Federation (CWF) and Indian Olympic Association (IOA) and recognized by Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports (MYA&S)