Dehradun: The All India Football Federation (AIFF) has issued a hard letter to Uttarakhand Football Association on the agitation of referees. Football referees from Dehradun are on warpath since two months- demanding Referee Identification Number (RIN). The Uttarakhand Football Association is yet to set up its structure for the referees department. The local referees have refused to give official duty for the district league in Dehradun till their demands are met.
Acting on complain mad by referees from Dehradun the All India Football Federation has issued hard letter to Uttarakhand Football Association. The AIFF has asked the state football association to submit their reply on the whole controversy. The dubious operation of Uttarakhand State Football Association has brought disgrace for the hill state many times.
The way the state football association operates demands a high level probe. As football is the state game of Uttarakhand, the state government should take some corrective measures to put check on the sports promotion damaging activities of Uttarakhand Football Association.
The district league was to resume long back but the agitation of the referees have resulted in the delay start of the annual football event. By, launching a revolt the referees have expressed their desire to fight the RIN issue. On the other hand, the Uttarakhand Football Association is in a tight spot as they have started received warning from AIFF on a regular basis- making it one of the most controversial football federation in the country.
It will be recalled that, the dubious activities of Uttarakhand Football Association compelled DehradunFootball.com to fight for transparency in the federation. In the coming days we will provide information on the suspicious functioning of the Uttarakhand Football Association and their office bearers.