Authorities makes committee to research allegations of wrestlers, restrains WFI president


Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh

Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh
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Satisfied by the peace of mind from the Union Sports activities Minister Anurag Thakur, following an extended dialogue previous midnight on Friday, the protesting wrestlers known as off their Dharna on Saturday.

The Union Sports activities Minister introduced {that a} committee, anticipated to be fashioned by Sunday, would look into the allegations of the wrestlers, and in addition oversee the administration of the Wrestling federation, inside a time-frame of 4 weeks.

In the interim, the president of the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI), Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh has been requested to step other than the “day-to-day functioning”. It was additionally acknowledged that the WFI president had assured to cooperate within the investigation.

Bajrang Punia, Vinesh Phogat and Sakshi Malik together with scores of different wrestlers had staged a dharna at Jantar Mantar, searching for the ouster of the WFI president on numerous counts, together with circumstances of sexual harassment.


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