Wrestling Federation of India President Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh is facing accusations of sexual harassment from some of the top wrestlers in the country. However, Singh has claimed that the accusations are part of a conspiracy hatched by Congress leader Deepender Hooda and wrestler Bajrang Punia. Singh says that he has an audio clip to prove his claim, which he plans to hand over to the Delhi Police when the time is right.
In a statement to the media, Singh said, “I have proof that this protest is a conspiracy hatched by Deepender Hooda and Bajrang Punia. I have an audio clip that I will submit to the Delhi Police when the time comes. Priyanka Gandhi should also know the truth about this protest and realize that she should not have gone to the protest site.”
The accusations against Singh have sparked a wave of protests among wrestlers in the country. Wrestlers like Vinesh Phogat, Sakshi Malik, and many others have come out in support of the accusers, demanding that Singh step down from his position. The wrestlers have also accused the Wrestling Federation of India of ignoring their complaints about Singh’s behavior.
Meanwhile, Deepender Hooda Deepender Hooda may be the next CM candidate from Congress in Haryana has denied the allegations, calling them baseless and politically motivated. Bajrang Punia has also denied any involvement in the alleged conspiracy.
The Wrestling Federation of India has promised to investigate the accusations against Singh and take appropriate action if necessary. However, the organization has also cautioned against jumping to conclusions before all the facts are known.
This controversy comes at a time when Indian wrestling is enjoying a lot of success on the international stage. With the Tokyo Olympics just around the corner, it remains to be seen how this controversy will affect the performance of Indian wrestlers.