Indian Hockey Federation
It was the apex governing body of field hockey in India. It was formed in 1928 in Gwalior. It was the first non-European team to be a part of the FIH. As a member of the International Hockey Federation, it represented India in all international matches under the formerleadership of KPS Gill & the secretary of the federation, K.Jyothikumaran. The women's team was directed by the Indian Women's Hockey Federation.
Kandaswamy Jothikumaran of the IOA resigned after a television show accused the federation's secretary of corruption in April 2008.  K P S Gill, IHF chief for 14 years, lost his position  when the Indian Hockey Federation was suspended by the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) on April 28. 
The Indian Olympic Association appointed a new five-member national selection committee. This panel will work in conjunction with the International Field Hockey Federation. [permanent dead link] The panel is headed by Aslam Sher Khan, a former MP and former hockey captain and includes Ashok Kumar, Ajit Pal Singh, Zafar Iqbal, and Dhanraj Pillay. , 
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