Sports Fraternity Comes In Support Of Wrestlers

The Supreme Court has directed Delhi Police to file an FIR against Singh, and several sports stars have come forward in support of the protesting wrestlers.

New Delhi | Updated: 30 April, 2023 9:25 am IST

In this news video, we cover the ongoing protest by wrestlers against the alleged sexual harassment by the chief of Wrestling Federation of India, Brij Bhushan Saran Singh. The Supreme Court has directed Delhi Police to file an FIR against Singh, and several sports stars have come forward in support of the protesting wrestlers. Legendary cricketer Kapil Dev urged for justice for the wrestlers. Tennis legend Sania Mirza called for everyone to stand with the wrestlers, while former Indian opener Virender Sehwag expressed his disappointment. Olympic gold medallist Neeraj Chopra and other sports stars including hockey star Rani Rampal, boxer Nikhat Zareen, and former India spinner Harbhajan Singh expressed their shock and pain at the situation. Former cricket opener Navjot Singh Sidhu plans to visit the wrestlers on Monday. Terming Indian athletes are our pride, former all-rounder Irfan Pathan highlights the importance of supporting them.

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