March 5, 2024

Wrestling Federation of India president Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh was criticised by Bajrang Punia, Vinesh Phogat, and Sakshi Malik for reportedly making “job threats.”

Ace wrestlers Bajrang Punia, Vinesh Phogat, and Sakshi Malik, who’ve resumed their official duties with Indian Railways however have made it clear that they didn’t depart the protest, accused Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, head of the Wrestling Federation of India, of constructing “job threats” in a covert assault on Monday.

Bajrang Punia, Vinesh Phogat, and Sakshi Malik acquired job threats (Photograph: Reuters)

Wrestlers Blackmailed By WFI Chief

Olympic medalists Sakshi and Punia, in addition to Asian Video games and Commonwealth champion Vinesh, alleged that they had been being blackmailed with threats of dropping their employment. They didn’t particularly identify the WFI chief, nonetheless.

Olympic medalists Punia and Sakshi Malik earlier declared on Monday that they’d preserve combating for justice, claiming that not one of the wrestlers had given up and dismissing rumours on the contrary as efforts to “sabotage” the protest.

Punia claimed that the rumours about us leaving the motion had been simply “rumours” and that the rumours about feminine wrestlers reclaiming the FIR had been additionally “false.”

Punia, Vinesh, and Malik later obliquely criticised the WFI president, who had allegedly sexually abused feminine wrestlers, together with a child, in one other tweet. The accusations in opposition to Brij Bhushan are unfaithful.

Punia tweeted that their lives had been on the road and that they’d be keen to proceed working if their jobs had been perceived as standing in the way in which of justice.

 Olympic Medals Are Price 15 Rupees

Those that mentioned that every of our medals was price $15 are actually vying for our jobs. A job is a reasonably little factor compared to the truth that our lives are at stake. We received’t take even ten seconds to depart a job if we imagine it to be a barrier to justice. Don’t use our work as leverage for extortion, Vinesh, Malik, and Punia all tweeted in Hindi.

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Vinesh Phogat’s tweet (Photograph: Screenshot)

It must be talked about that Brij Bhushan was questioned concerning the wrestlers’ obligation to refund the cash throughout a latest look on an area channel. They need to refund the cash, the WFI director is heard stating. The worth of the medals is $15.

In an illustration in opposition to Brij Bhushan, Bajrang, Sakshi, and fellow Olympian and World Championship medalist Vinesh Phogat have been calling for his arrest.

Vinesh criticises people who find themselves “spreading false” studies

Asian Video games gold medalist Vinesh unleashed a broadside in opposition to folks “spreading faux information” concerning the wrestlers’ strike, accusing them of “trembling” in entrance of a “goon” and utilizing a line from Urdu poet Abid Adeeb.

Do individuals who promote false info even perceive the struggling that feminine wrestlers endure? Vinesh mentioned that weak media have legs that start to tremble in entrance of a goon’s hunter fairly than a feminine wrestler.

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Vinesh Phogat’s tweet (Photograph: Screenshot)

All people’s makes an attempt to get there have failed, so the identical place will now get its method. had been the phrases of Abid Adeeb that the bronze medalist from the World Championships recalled as she ended her tweet.