Raja named India's acting Chef-de-Mission for Olympics
Raja, Deputy Chef-de-Mission, was elevated because of indisposition of incumbent Ajitpal Singh
Press Trust of India |
July 27, 2012 Last Updated at 15:18 IST
Brig P K Muralidharan Raja has been named as the acting Chef-de-Mission of the Indian contingent for the London Olympic Games because of indisposition of incumbent Ajitpal Singh.
Raja, who was the Deputy Chef-de-Mission, was was elevated after Singh could not come to London due to severe spondylitis.
"Raja has been asked to act as acting Chef-de-Mission because of Ajitpal Singh's illness," IOA acting President Vijay Kumar Malhotra said.
London Olympics start today with an opening ceremony.