Wrestling Federation of India office moved out of Brij Bhushan’s residence | More sports News – Times of India

Wrestling Federation of India office moved out of Brij Bhushan's residence | More sports News - Times of India

New Delhi: Scandalous Wrestling Federation of India On Friday, he moved his office out of the former president and BJP MP’s residence. Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh.
The Sports Ministry had suspended the federation last Sunday for violating the rules by immediately announcing the championship and strongly objected to having an office at Bhushan Sharan’s residence.
“WFI will operate from a new address in New Delhi after vacating the Brij Bhushan premises,” a source told PTI on condition of anonymity.
new WFI Office Located in Hari Nagar area of ​​New Delhi.
The ministry, on December 24, suspended the newly constituted WFI panel headed by president Sanjay Singh, three days after he was elected as its head, a reason to crack down on the office run from Brij Bhushan’s residence. stated.
“The business of the federation is being run from the premises controlled by ex-officials (Bruj Bhushan) – this is also the place where the allegations of sexual harassment of players have been made and the current (only) court is hearing the matter. is,” the ministry said in its letter.
The ministry also said the new body was functioning under the “full control of the former (WFI) officials”, which was not in line with the National Sports Code.
Several top wrestlers, including Olympic medalists Bajrang Punia and Sakshi Malik and World Championship medalist Vinesh Phogat, have accused Brij Bhushan of sexual harassment and the case is being heard in the Delhi High Court.
After Brij Bhushan’s close aide Sanjay Singh was elected WFI chief on 21 December, Sakshi decided to retire from wrestling, while Bajrang returned his Padma Shri and Vinesh his Khel Ratna and Arjuna awards. Decided to return, alleging they didn’t want it. A close associate of the BJP MP to run the federation.

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The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has once again set up a three-member ad hoc committee headed by Wushu Association of India president Bhupinder Singh Bajwa to run the affairs of the sport.
(with inputs from PTI)

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