The Kerala Badminton Shuttle Association (KBSA)
KBSA is the administrative body entrusted with the responsibility of managing the game of badminton in Kerala. The KBSA seeks to encourage, control, and develop the game of badminton in Kerala by organising coaching, tournaments and exhibition games through affiliated Districts on an amateur basis. The Kerala Badminton (Shuttle) Association came into existence in 1934 with Sarat Kumar Mitra as the founding president. Mitra also played an important role in establishing the West Bengal Badminton Association, one of the first affiliated associations. The Association was christened as the Badminton Association of India in 1940.