By Kapil Bhargav

Bhubaneshwar (Odisha), Sept. 25 -- lip Tirkey thanked all the state federations and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik for showing faith in him.

The newly elected president mentioned that his unopposed election as the President of Hockey India is the reflection of Odisha and its Chief Minister's efforts to promote sports, especially hockey.

"My unopposed selection for the post of Hockey India President is the reflection of Odisha's efforts to promote sports, especially Hockey and the commitment shown by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik in this field. It came in the form of the support extended by all State Federation," said newly elected Hockey India President Dilip Tirkey while talking to ANI

Tirkey further said, "Bein...