Last Updated: January 20, 2023, 22:00 IST
Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) president Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh will challenge a press release on allegations of sexual harassment towards him after the sports activities physique’s Annual General Meeting on January 22, his son Prateek mentioned on Friday.
The allegations have been made by some of the nation’s high wrestlers, together with Vinesh Phogat, Bajrang Punia, Sakshi Malik and Ravi Dahiya.
The WFI chief had known as for a press convention in his native Gonda this morning. However, after delaying it for seven hours, his son, who’s a BJP MLA from the Gonda Sadar constituency, got here onto the stage to make the announcement.
Addressing the media, Prateek mentioned, ”I’m right here on behalf of my father and I wish to inform you all that we’ll challenge a written assertion solely after the AGM of WFI on January 22.
”We need to talk about the difficulty with members from all throughout India after which take any choice. Whatever choice we’ll take, we’ll inform the press by means of a written assertion,” he mentioned.
Earlier within the day, Singh reached Nandini College premises and met gamers who had come for a three-day wrestling championship.
The WFI chief termed the protest by the nation’s high grapplers ”dharna of Shaheen Bagh” and reiterated that he received’t give up from the publish.
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