After charges that accused them of holding back the promotion of basketball and basketball players in the city, the incumbent panel of the Hyderabad District Basketball Association (HDBA) was dissolved at a Special General Body Meeting, reported The Hans India. Consequently, a five-member Ad-hoc Committee was formed to run the affairs of the HDBA and conduct fresh elections.
Youth National Championship in Bhavnagar and Junior National Championship in Ludhiana earlier this year. The Hans India reported that: "The decision to dissolve the body was unanimous on the charges that the incumbent panel was not promoting the game to the required levels and for preventing players from the district from attending selection trials called for by the Telangana Basketball Association."
Via Hans India:
The observers for the meeting included Vijay Kumar Yadav, President of Hyderabad District Olympic Association and A Aleem Khan, DSDO of DSA, Hyderabad.
Office-bearers of the Ad-hoc Committee: Mohan Rao (Chairman), R. Sridhar Reddy (Convenor), Norman Isaac, S Nagabhushnam and Solomon Prem Kumar as members.
Hyderabad - one of the fastest-growing basketball cities in India - is the capital of Telangana and de jure capital of Andhra Pradesh.