Former ABCA secretary AR Khan passes away

Patna,  BIHAR :


Patna :

 Former secretary of All Bihar Chess Association (ABCA), AR Khan died here this evening after a long illness. He was 72 and was suffering from prostate cancer.

Khan ruled the Bihar chess for more than 10 years as a secretary and during his tenure Bihar teams never missed any tournament organized by All India Chess Federation (AICF). He climbed to joint secretary of AICF during the secretaryship of PT Umer Koya.

Khan was also the founder of Bihar State Kabaddi Association. He also held the role of chief arbiter and kabaddi referee in several national tournaments.

Bihar sports fraternity mourned the demise of Khan saying the void created will never be fulfilled.

source: / / by Ratna Modai / September 18th, 2010

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