The wrestlers'protest will continue in the court, said Sakshi. Notably, after fighting for days on streets, at Delhi's Jantar-Mantar, they said, "In this case, the wrestlers' protest will continue until we get justice, but it (fight) will be in court and not on the road." They said, the Government of India has fulfilled their promise and filed a chargesheet against the WFI Chairman Brij Bhushan Sharan in sexual assault charges.
Amid the ongoing tussle between the Government of India and the wrestlers, Mahavir Singh Phogat welcomed the initiative of the Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur, who invited the wrestler's for a discussion. As per sources, late night on Tuesday, Thakur invited wrestlers to hold discussion regarding their protest and discuss the sexual allegations against WFI President and BJP MP Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh. The meeting is expected to be… read-more
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Another round of talks is scheduled to be held between the Government of India and the wrestlers, who are protesting with a demand of the arrest of WFI President Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh. In a late-night tweet, the Union Sports Minister Anurag Singh Thakur invited the athletes for a talk over the issue. The invitation came days after the protesting wrestlers held a meeting with Union Minister Amit Shah.
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The protesting wrestlers met with the Union Home Minister Amit Shah, at his residence in Delhi. Although the details of the meeting are not disclosed, but it lasted for over two hours and is said to be fruitful. It is to be noted, the crucial meeting between Amit Shah and the wrestlers came after the five-day ultimatum given to the central government, demanding arrest of WFI President Brij Bhushan Sharan.
The Delhi Police have taken action against Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) chief and BJP MP Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh by filing two FIRs based on allegations of sexual harassment made by wrestlers. The complaints against Singh include demands for sexual favors and incidents of molestation. The details of the FIRs, registered at Delhi's Connaught Place police station shedding light on the serious accusations leveled against the WFI chief… read-more
The WFI President Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh gave his remark to the wrestlers' five-day ultimatum for the government, demanding action against him. When asked about the immersion of medals by wrestlers, Bhushan said, "It's their stand, what can we do?" He also said the Delhi Police is investigating a case against him and if he is guilty, police will find evidence. Notably, Brij Bhushan is alleged of sexual assault.
The wrestlers who were protesting against the Central Government, gave an ultimatum of five days to the GoI, demanding the arrest of WFI President Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh. The protesting wrestlers, who were scheduled to immerse their winning medals, in the Ganga, gave a final call demanding Bhushan's arrest in sexual assault allegations. Notably, Sakshi Malik said, they would immerse their medals and will go for indefinite hunger strike.… read-more
The protest called by wrestlers continued at Jantar Mantar, in Delhi. Notably, wrestlers like Babita Phogat, Bajrang Punia and others staged a protest against the Central Government and the Wrestlers Federation of India (WFI) demanding action against the WFI Chairman and BJP leader Brij Bhushan Sarahni, accusing him of sexual assault. The matter also reached the Supreme Court, which demanded a detailed report and FIR into the matter from… read-more
Wrestler Bajrang Punia continued his sit-in protest against the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) Chief Brij Bhushan, alleging him of sexual harassment. In the continued protest, wrestlers like Bajrang Punia, Babita Phogat and others welcomed political parties to join the #me too protest, demanding strict action against the WFI Chief. Earlier also the wrestlers association staged protest, but called off the protest at Jantar-Mantar, after… read-more
Indian wrestlers Pooja Gehlot, Vinesh Phogat, Anshu Malik, Sakshi Malik, Divya Kakran, and Pooja Dhanda have been chosen to represent India in the Commonwealth Games 2022. On May 16, the senior women's wrestling team for the Commonwealth Games in 2022 was held at STC in Lucknow. From July 28 to August 8, 2022, the Commonwealth Games will be hosted in Birmingham, United Kingdom.