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Wednesday, January 18, 2023

Death threats, sexual abuse… know the big allegations of wrestlers on WFI President

Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, who has been holding the post of the President of the Wrestling Federation of India for a long time, faced some allegations earlier also, but for the first time many big wrestlers have come out against him.

Hardly anyone would have thought that in the very first month of the new year, there would be such a big controversy in Indian sports. Hardly anyone would have imagined that not only India, but the legendary names among the world's biggest players would open a front in that game against an entire sports federation. On January 18, 2023, India's biggest wrestlers including Vinesh Phogat, Bajrang Punia, Sakshi Malik revolted against Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, President of the Wrestling Federation of India and his power at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi and made several serious allegations one after the other. showered.

Bharatiya Janata Party MP from Uttar Pradesh, Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, has been holding the chair of the Wrestling Association President for a long time. Issues such as his behavior as the head of the wrestling association, his rhetoric and his interference during the trials came up for discussion from time to time but never emerged as a major controversy. All this changed on Wednesday 18 January. Olympic and World Championship medalist wrestlers of India made sensational allegations and demanded the removal of Brij Bhushan. Let's take a look at the big allegations against the WFI President.

Allegations on WFI president of wrestlers

Two-time World Championship medalist Vinesh Phogat alleged – After the defeat in the Olympics, I was called a fake coin. He was mentally harassed by the Federation. I started thinking of giving my life many times. I have received death threats from WFI officials.

Vinesh Phogat – WFI President Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh and several coaches in the women's camp sexually assaulted the wrestlers. The players were exploited by the federation. If something happens to any player, the President of the Wrestling Association and the Federation will be responsible for it.

Vinesh Phogat – Instead of physio and coach in the tournament, the secretary and officials of the federation are sent. Federation forcefully bans the players so that the player cannot play.

Olympic and World Championship Bronze Medalist Bajrang Punia said – Wrestlers are being harassed by WFI. People who are part of WFI don't know anything about this game.

Bajrang Punia - Players will no longer tolerate dictatorship. For many days the players were being pressurized. Our fight is not with the government but with the Federation.

Bajrang Punia- We were forced to tweet praising the Federation that they are getting good facilities, whereas we did not want to do so.

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