Indian Olympic Association President Mr.Narender Batra Met Hon’ble Sports Minister Government of West Bengal Mr. Aroop Biswas in Kolkata on 5th February 2020 accompanied by President Bengal Olympic Mr. Ajit Banerjee, General Secretary Bengal Olympic Mr. Swapan (Babun) Banerjee, President Hockey India Mohd. Mushtaque Ahmad, IOA Joint Secretary Mr. Namdev Shirgaonkar and IOA Associate Member Mr. Bholanath Singh*.
Batra Discussed hosting of IOA National Games, holding of International Events, etc in West Bengal. The discussions were very positive and the West Bengal Government expressed their willingness to hold IOA National Games from 2022 & onwards,
Regarding International events the IOA NSF member units will have to share details with Bengal Government through Bengal Olympic Association, the Government was also very positive regarding hosting International Events.