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Farmers express solidarity with protesting wrestlers; demanded Narco Test for Brij Bhushan

New Delhi: The farmer’s meeting, which was attended by members of various Khap Panchayats in Mehan, a town in Haryana to express solidarity with protesting wrestlers, demanded that the Wrestling Federation of India President Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh should undergo a narco test.  wrestlers have been protesting at Delhi’s Jantar Mantar against WFI President and […]

Edited By : Aditya Singh | Updated: May 21, 2023 22:26 IST
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New Delhi: The farmer’s meeting, which was attended by members of various Khap Panchayats in Mehan, a town in Haryana to express solidarity with protesting wrestlers, demanded that the Wrestling Federation of India President Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh should undergo a narco test. 

wrestlers have been protesting at Delhi’s Jantar Mantar against WFI President and BJP MP Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh for alleged sexual harassment of female wrestlers. 

The farmers also announced a series of events that they will be holding to escalate their agitation including a candle march at India gate on Tuesday at 5 PM. 

They will also organise a Mahila Panchayat at the new Parliament House next Sunday. 

Earlier, the Khap Mahapanchayat given an ultimatum to the central government to take action against Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) chief and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh for sexual assault charges levelled by top Indian wrestlers.

The farmer leaders held a meeting over 4 hours and annouced that they will wait till May 20 for the Centre to make a move against the WFI chief. The Khap Panchayat will hold another meeting on May 21 to discuss future course if the Centre fails to take action in the matter.

Also Read: Wrestlers Protest: Farmers issue ultimatum till May 20, big decision after that

First published on: May 21, 2023 08:20 PM IST

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