Father of a 17-year-old minor wrestler said he has not withdrawn sexual harassment allegations against WFI Chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh. Addressing the media, the protesting wrestler's father said, the withdrawal of statement news is fake and they stood by the allegations against BJP MP, and demanded justice for the wrestlers who are protesting. Furthermore, the protesting athletes planning to intensify their protest and go on indefinite… read-more
Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur on Thursday said the Centre was sensitively handling the issue of protesting wrestlers, who are seeking the arrest of outgoing WFI chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh over sexual harassment allegations. Thakur, who is on a visit to Mumbai, told reporters that the government has accepted the wrestlers' demand for a committee to probe their allegations and an investigation was underway.
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The wrestler's protest against the Wrestler Federation of India (WFI) Chairman Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, over allegations of sexual assault continues at Jantar Mantar, Delhi. Calling out on powerful people, wrestler Vinesh Phogat said, "It is very difficult to stand against a person who is misusing his power and position for so long." She further took a dig at Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur, who promised but didn't take action.
Responding to the comments of Wrestlers Federation of India (WFI) Chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, the protesting wrestlers said, "His ego is bigger than Ravana". Vinesh Phogat, one of the protestors, said that the WFI president's charge that they are involved in politics is 'baseless'. Notably, after the FIR, BJP MP Brij Bhushan said, he's ready to face investigation and denied all the allegations of the wrestlers, who continued protest.
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