WFI protests: A timeline of events till now Sports Tak Staff
January 19, 2023
The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) is currently embroiled in significant turmoil.
Olympic and CWG medal-winning wrestlers have accused president Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh of many things.
The biggest allegation of them all is of sexual assault, with top wrestlers opening up.
On January 18, some of India's biggest wrestlers gathered at the Jantar Mantar in New Delhi, metres away from the WFI office.
Then, in a presser, they revealed all the misdeeds of the WFI prez, including sexual assault and money laundering.
With the protest set to continue on Thursday, Bajrang Punia issued a call to arms to all afflicted wrestlers and coaches.
Meanwhile, former wrestler and current BJP leader Babita Phogat reached the protests and assured the government's support.
A delegation of the wrestlers have now met Sports Minister Anurag Thakur, with a resolution expected by Friday.
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