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Wrestlers hold candlelight protest demanding arrest of Brij Bhushan

New Delhi: Wrestlers, who have been protesting against Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, held a candlelight protest demanding the arrest of the Wrestling Federation of India President over sexual harassment allegations against him. #WATCH | Wrestlers' candlelight protest in Delhi demanding arrest of BJP MP Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh over sexual harassment allegations against him pic.twitter.com/yHxDhBx6He […]

Edited By : Aditya Singh | Updated: May 23, 2023 19:55 IST
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Wrestlers Candle Light protest in Delhi

New Delhi: Wrestlers, who have been protesting against Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, held a candlelight protest demanding the arrest of the Wrestling Federation of India President over sexual harassment allegations against him.

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.

Earlier, to express solidarity with them, farmers associations 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: Farmers express solidarity with protesting wrestlers; demanded Narco Test for Brij Bhushan

First published on: May 23, 2023 07:47 PM IST

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