The move by International Boxing association (AIBA) also means the national anthem will be rendered during the medal ceremony when an Indian wins a gold medal at the Games, to be played from September 19 to October 4 at Incheon, South Korea.

"AIBA has given permission to the Indian boxers to fight under the Indian flag at the Asian Games. When an Indian wins a gold medal, the national anthem will be rendered during the medal ceremony," said AIBA Indian representative and senior boxing official Kishen Narsi.

AIBA has also asked the newly-elected BI body, headed by industrialist Sandeep Jajodia, to apply for membership of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA).

Th world body has declared that the six-member ad-hoc body appointed by IOA to handle boxing affairs in India has ceased to exist.

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