Abhijit Sarkar appointed as Vice President of Asian Hockey Federation

Asian Hockey Federation (AHF) on Tuesday appointed Abhijit Sarkar as it’s new Vice Chairman and also the chief of AHF Commercial and TV Committee. Sarkar, who has been associated with the Sahara India Pariwar since 2004, was appointed on the basis of an Executive Board Meeting held on February 7. Sarkar, who has been associated with the Sahara India Pariwar since 2004, was appointed on the basis of an executive board meeting held on February 7.
Sarkar had led the group in promoting various sports in India by sponsoring both the Indian National Cricket Team as well as the Indian National Hockey Team. Sarkar has also been deeply involved in the development of Indian hockey in recent times, as under his leadership Sahara India bought the Uttar Pradesh Wizards’ franchise in the Coal India Hockey India League. Earlier this year, Sahara had also renewed its sponsorship with Hockey India until 2021 which includes promoting both the men’s and women’s senior and junior teams. Abhijit has been associated with the Sahara India Pariwar since 2004, where he led the group in promoting various sports in India by sponsoring both the cricket team and the hockey team. Sarkar has served as the Head of Corporate Communications, Corporate Affairs and Relations, and the Sports Division at Sahara India Pariwar. His ability to form and execute strategies relating to the promotion of sports in India has played a major role in his appointment as the Vice President of AHF.

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