Wrestlers protest

Sports Minister Anurag Singh Thakur assures wrestlers that probe against Brij Bhushan Singh will be completed by 15th June


Sports Minister Anurag Singh Thakur today assured wrestlers that probe on charges against Wrestling Federation of India President Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh will be completed by the 15th of June and chargesheets will be submitted.

Briefing media in Delhi after a six-hour long discussion with wrestlers, Mr Thakur informed, WFI elections will be held by the 30th of June. He said, WFI will have an Internal Complaints Committee headed by a woman.

He said, the meeting was held in a positive atmosphere and all decisions were taken unanimously. The Minister added that all FIRs against wrestlers will be taken back and wrestlers have agreed that they will not hold any protest before the 15th of June.
The wrestlers have been protesting in the national capital for over a month, demanding the arrest of Wrestling Federation of India chief, Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, alleging him of sexual harassment and misconduct.

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