Chennai: The Madras high court has appointed Justice D.Hariparanthaman, a retired judge of the Madras high court, as election officer to conduct election to elect the administering body for the Tamil Nadu Volleyball Association for the next term of four years from 2019 to 2023.
Justice R.Sureshkumar also constituted a four-member committee for selection of players from Tamil Nadu for the 21st Youth National Volleyball Championship, scheduled to be held from June 2, 2019.
The judge also issued a set of directions while disposing of the applications filed by R.K.Duraisingh, President, Virudhunagar District Volleyball Association.
The judge said the election officer shall take all possible efforts to finalize the list of electoral roll as per the by-laws of the Association and approve the same and such approved list shall be published by the election officer, within one month from the date, he enters upon the office of the election officer. Thereafter, the election officer shall draw a schedule for conducting election and within the schedule to be drawn by the election officer, the election shall be completed and the newly elected office bearers shall be in a position to assume office for the next term of four years to administer the association, the judge added.
The judge said the election officer shall be at liberty to appoint one or two assistant election officer to assist him in completing the task entrusted to him. The election officer shall have every right to have access with all records pertaining to the association and the adhoc committee shall render all assistance to the election officer as required by him. The election process shall be completed within 3 months from the date of the election officer assume charge on receipt of the communication/warrant issued by this court, pursuant to this order, the judge added.
In so far as making of interim arrangement by way of appointment of selection committee to select the eligible players to participate in the 21st Youth National Volleyball Championship, was concerned, the judge constituted a four-member committee comprising A.K.Chitrapandian, former international volleyball player and secretary, TN state volleyball association, A.Palaniappan, former national volleyball player and member of coaches committee of TN volleyball association, Govindaraj, secretary, Trichy district volleyball association and Wilson, Secretary, Pudukottai district volleyball association.
The committee will take in-charge of the selection process by calling the eligible players through out the state, through various districts forums and clubs concerning with the game of volleyball and after inviting the eligible players, the selection process can go on under the supervision of these committee members who can also take the assistance of experts and after completing the selection process, the name of the players who have been selected has to be approved by all the four members of the committee and the list of approved selected players shall be displayed at the notice board in the Tamil Nadu Volleyball Association, the judge added....