A top official of the Commonwealth Games Association complained to the Indian Olympic Association about the team manager, after which the IOA instructed the official to stick to the rules.
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Be it Commonwealth Games and there should be no controversies related to India, unfortunately this has not happened in recent years. This time also the situation is no different. Sometimes due to players and sometimes due to officials, disputed news related to India always comes. happening in birmingham Commonwealth Games Something similar happened on the second day as well. While India’s weightlifters opened the account of medals for the country on Saturday, the bad behavior of the manager associated with the team created a situation of embarrassment.
News agency PTI has reported in a report that on Saturday 30 July, on the second day of the Games, the officials associated with the Commonwealth Games complained about the bad behavior of the manager of the Indian weightlifting team. According to this, Commonwealth Games Association (CGA) relations manager Gina Dawson complained to the Indian Olympic Association about the bad behavior of team manager Pradeep Sharma. After this, the IOA also instructed Sharma to stay within the rules.
misbehaved with the driver
According to the information, CGA officer Dawson wrote in his email that Sharma’s behavior with the drivers was not good at all. He wrote in his letter to the IOA, “We have received advice that one of your team officials, Pradeep Sharma, behaved rudely with one of our T2 drivers this morning as he requested to be dropped at a non-T2 venue.
In his complaint, Dawson further wrote, For your information, let us tell you that team officials do not have T2 privileges and they will be able to use only their CGA vehicle or bus or public transport from their accreditation to other villages of the site. It also has a fixed list of destinations and our drivers are not a taxi service that can drop you anywhere. We ask your team to treat our workforce with respect and politeness at all times.
IOA reprimanded the officer
Obviously this caused embarrassment to the Indian Olympic Association. The acting president of IOA, Anil Khanna, was very upset with this and immediately reprimanded the team management. Instructing Sharma to stick to the rules, he said, “We are the ambassadors of our country here. I would expect you to have a low profile and expect you to be privileged under the rules. We have to be polite to everyone we meet.