Wrestlers Protest Highlights: WFI calls off essential meet in Ayodhya | 10 Factors

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Wrestlers Protest: The Wrestling Federation of India’s (WFI) emergency common council assembly, scheduled right here for Sunday, was known as off after the Sports activities Ministry directed it to droop all ongoing actions owing to the varied allegations in opposition to the sports activities physique and its president. The ministry Saturday mentioned it has directed the WFI to droop “all ongoing actions with instant impact”, together with the Rating Event in Gonda, UP, the federation president Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh’s stronghold.

  1. Sharan has been accused of sexually harassing girls wrestlers and dealing like a dictatory by a few of the nation’s prime wrestlers, together with Vinesh Phogat, Bajrang Punia, Sakshi Malik and Ravi Dahiya.
  2. The protest intensified on Thursday (January 19) as wrestlers demanded for the sacking of Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh whereas WFI was given a 72-hour deadline to reply.
  3. A four-member committee met Sports activities Ministry officers on Thursday to debate the problem and would later meet the Sports activities Minister Anurag Thakur.
  4. The wrestlers protested at Delhi’s Jantar Mantar and sought Singh’s resignation, amongst different calls for. Nonetheless, the protest was known as off by the grapplers after they met Sports activities Minister Anurag Thakur for the second time.
  5. After the assembly, Sports activities Minister Anurag Thakur introduced that the federal government has determined to kind an oversight committee that can probe the matter.
  6. Anurag Thakur additionally said that the WFI President will step apart until the committee is in existence. The committee will submit its report inside 4 weeks. In the meantime, the protesting wrestlers ended their demonstration after receiving guarantees from the federal government that their complaints could be taken care of, the preliminary motion being the resignation of the Wrestling Federation of India Chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh who was going through criticism.
  7. Within the meantime, Indian Olympic Comittee additionally shaped a seven-memebr panel to look into the issues
  8. The Wrestling Federation of India on Saturday despatched a reply to the Sports activities Ministry over allegations in opposition to its’ president Singh. The Federation has rejected all of the allegations made by the Indian wrestlers, together with that of sexual harassment in opposition to the physique’s president Singh. “The WFI is managed by an elected physique as per its structure, and due to this fact, there is no such thing as a scope for arbitrariness and mismanagement in WFI by anybody individually, together with the president,” the WFI mentioned in its response to the sports activities ministry. 
  9. The ministry on Saturday additionally suspended WFI’s assistant secretary Vinod Tomar, a fallout of the grapplers’ allegations of sexual harassment and corruption in opposition to the sports activities physique’s chief.
  10. The emergency assembly of WFI in Ayodhya was additionally known as off on Sunday after rising pressure. 

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