-Sanjay is close to Brij Bhushan, accused of sexual exploitation.
New Delhi, (EMS). Sanjay Singh, who recently won the Indian Wrestling Association elections, has been suspended. Along with this, the recognition of the wrestling association has also been cancelled. Let us tell you that elections were held after former wrestling association president Brij Bhushan Singh was accused of sexual exploitation and his close aide Sanjay Singh won the post of president. Then the family members of Brijbhushan had waved posters in which it was written that there was dominance and there will be dominance. After this, female wrestler Sakshi Malik protested and announced her retirement from wrestling.
Amidst the ongoing controversy regarding new wrestlers and Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, the Sports Ministry of the Government of India has taken a big decision. The government has suspended the new body of WFI.
After which the new President of the Indian Wrestling Association, Sanjay Singh and his entire team have been suspended. The Sports Ministry has taken this big decision after the retirement of Olympic medalist Sakshi Malik and withdrawal of Padma Shri award to Bajrang Punia. Along with this, the Sports Ministry has also canceled all the upcoming programs of the Wrestling Association. The Sports Ministry has said in its order that the new association had announced the upcoming tournaments and programs against the rules. In which the decision was taken to organize Under-15 and Under-20 National Championships in Nandini Nagar, Gonda. Earlier, the Sports Ministry had issued a statement saying that the WFI elections were conducted in a fair and democratic manner. Along with this, on Bajrang returning the Padmashree award, the ministry had said that this is his personal decision and we will still demand Bajrang to change the decision of returning the Padmashree.
Many female wrestlers including Sakshi Malik had raised questions on this. The Sports Ministry has said in the order that the Wrestling Association will not be able to take any decision from now on. After the announcement of the wrestling association’s programs, Sakshi Malik had tweeted saying, I have left wrestling but am very upset. What should those junior women wrestlers do who are calling me and telling me that the Junior National is going to be held from 28th and the new wrestling federation has decided to hold it in Nandani Nagar Gonda. Gonda is the area of Brijbhushan. Now imagine in what environment the junior women wrestlers will go there to wrestle. Is there no place in this country to get nationalized anywhere other than Nandani Nagar? Don’t understand what to do?
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