Ahmedabad Mirror / Updated:  Sep 7, 2020, 03:14 IST

Gujarat State Tennis Association (GSTA) president Chintan Parikh was re-elected as the vice-president of the All India Tennis Association (AITA).

At the national association’s Annual General Meeting on Sunday in New Delhi, the veteran administrator and the former player from Ahmedabad was elected as one of its seven vice-presidents.

Meanwhile, BJP Rajya Sabha member Anil Jain was elected as the new president of AITA while Anil Dhupar, who is the secretary of the Madhya Pradesh Tennis Association (MPTA), was chosen as its secretary general.

Rohit Rajpal, India’s Davis Cup captain, was elected as the treasurer of the national body.

In an interesting move, former AITA President Anil Khanna returned to the set up as one of the vice-presidents. The other vice-presidents are- legendary Indian tennis player Vijay Amritraj, outgoing secretary general Hironmoy Chatterjee, Parikh, Navneet Sehgal, Bharat N Oza, CS Sunder Raju and Rajan Kashyap.

The AITA also elected four joint secretaries in Sunder Iyer (Maharashtra State Lawn Tennis Association), Prem Kumar Karra (Tamil Nadu Tennis Association), Suman Kapur (Haryana Lawn Tennis Association) and Raktim Saikia (All Assam Tennis Association).

Akhouri B Prasad, Aneil Mahajan, Ankush Dutta, Ashok Kumar, Gurucharan Singh Hora, Capt. Murti Gupta and Thomas Paul are elected as the executive committee members.

All vice-presidents are also members of the executive committee along with the office bearers.

Former Davis Cup captain SP Misra and Rushmi Chakravarthi will be the players’ representatives on the executive committee.

The AITA also formed an Athletes Commission, which will have current Davis Cup captain Zeeshan Ali, former captain Nandan Bal, current Fed Cup coach Ankita Bhambri and Radhika Tulpule as members.