Badminton Association of India
Badminton Association of India Logo.png
Jurisdiction India
Founded1934 (1934)
HeadquartersNew Delhi[1]
PresidentHimanta Biswa Sarma
Official website

Badminton Association of India (BAI) is the governing body of badminton in India.[2][3] BAI is an association registered under the societies act.[4] It was formed in 1934, and has been holding national-level tournaments in India since 1936.[5]

BAI has 28 state members that conduct badminton tournaments and have a two-times voting power compared to the affiliate members, who do not conduct tournaments and have a single vote each in the association.[6] It is headquartered in New Delhi, India.


Affiliated associations

As of 2018, BAI has a total of 33 affiliated associations.[7]

See also


  1. ^ "Contact Us - BADMINTON ASSOCIATION OF INDIA". 3 November 2021.
  2. ^ "Run game corporate-style: Prakash Padukone". The Hindu. 15 September 2009. Retrieved 5 March 2012.
  3. ^ "No change in BAI: Prakash". The Indian Express. 30 July 1997. Retrieved 5 March 2012.
  4. ^ "Azhar hits back, says he's eligible to contest for BAI election". The Indian Express. 8 June 2010. Retrieved 5 March 2012.
  5. ^ Students' Britannica India, Volumes 1-5. Popular Prakashan. p. 143. ISBN 0-85229-760-2.
  6. ^ "Azharuddin may get only six votes in BAI elections". The Times of India. 10 June 2010. Retrieved 5 March 2012.
  7. ^ "BADMINTON ASSOCIATION OF INDIA AFFILIATED ASSOCIATION". Badminton Association of India. Retrieved 27 December 2018.