Indian wrestling champs including world wrestling champions broke their silence and came out, imposing some serious allegations against their governing body Wrestling Federation of India.
It's been two days since these players are holding protests in the National Capital amid spine chilling, while fighting for their rights and at the same time demanding justife for all the wrongdoings that had been taking place till the time.
The serious allegations that have been levelled by them against the federal have sent shockwaves in the entire country. Shockingly, Some of the charges include sexual harassment to female players and that too by none other than the federal chief Brij Bhushan.
Adding more to the charges is the fight to the basic rights, as they also alleged how they had been deprived of having good coaches at their practices.
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As per the information given, The Lucknow camp, which was to begin this week and for which the women wrestlers were called earlier this month, was cancelled by the Sports Ministry.
Late Thursday, Sports Minister Anurag Thakur met the wrestlers even as Indian Olympic Association (IOA) president and former sprint star PT Usha requested them to “come forward and voice their concerns” with the association. “We will ensure complete investigation to ensure justice,” Usha posted on Twitter.
It is also to be notified what triggered was few of the women wrestlers who told Vinesh, a World wrestling champion, of similar incidents in the past, and this is where she decided that “enough was enough” when appeals to change the camp venue fell on deaf ears.
On Day 2 of the sit-in, Vinesh phogat was constantly contacted over phone by women wrestlers who wanted to talk about the harassment they had faced allegedly “because of the WFI president”, sources said.
The WFI, meanwhile, decided to hold an emergency general council meeting in Ayodhya Sunday to discuss the allegations, according to the federation’s assistant secretary Vinod Tomar.
While all eyes on WFI Chief's resignation as the demand for him to be sacked has now been echoed across the entire nation.