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India has had its rights suspended by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) because of its stance of electing tainted officials it was announced after a meeting of the IOC Executive Board here on Tuesday. 

Lalit Bhanot addresses media in New Delhi in 2010 amid claims of corruption and mismanagement at that year's Commonwealth Games. India has been suspended from the International Olympic Committee because of its stance of electing tainted officials, a source in the body confirmed to AFP Tuesday.

Suspension of their IOC rights means India will not receive IOC funding and its officials would be banned from attending Olympic meetings and events.

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