IOA President, Sri Narinder Dhruv Batra, met Sri Hemanta Biswa Sarma, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Assam, in Guwahati on 27th August, 2021. The former is also the President of Badminton Association of India.

They talked about Tokyo Olympics 2020, Badminton and Hosting the Junior Men’s Hockey World Cup in Guwahati Assam, in the end of November to mid December 2021.