Protesting wrestlers on Haryana, Punjab tour to garner support for May 28 Mahapanchayat | More sports News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Protesting wrestlers, led by Bajrang Punia and Vinesh Phogat, intensified their efforts on Thursday to collect assist of their combat towards Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh. The wrestlers launched into excursions throughout completely different elements of North India as they sought backing for the deliberate ladies’s Mahapanchayat, scheduled for Could 28.
Bajrang Punia and Vinesh Phogat visited Jind in Haryana, whereas Sakshi Malik, the bronze medallist from the Rio Olympics, and her husband Satyawart Kadian reached Punjab. They sought assist from ladies’s organisations and urged them to take part in massive numbers within the ladies’s panchayat, which will likely be held close to the brand new Parliament constructing on the day of its inauguration.
In the meantime, wrestler Sangeeta Phogat, who’s at present stationed at Jantar Mantar, said that the wrestlers are touring completely different areas and interesting with khap leaders to strategize their future plan of action.
“Vinesh and Bajrang are assembly khap leaders in Jind, and Sakshi and Satyawart are in Punjab to hunt extra assist for our Maha Panchayat on Could 28,” Sangeeta Phogat knowledgeable PTI.
“We’re decided to carry the panchayat close to the brand new Parliament constructing if our demand for the arrest of Brij Bhushan shouldn’t be met.”
The protest by the highest wrestlers of the nation at Jantar Mantar has been ongoing for over a month. They’re demanding the arrest of Brij Bhushan, whom they’ve accused of sexual harassment of seven ladies wrestlers, together with a minor.
Throughout their protest, the wrestlers visited numerous areas within the nationwide capital, together with Bangla Sahib Gurudwara and Rajghat, to garner assist for his or her motion. On Could 23, they organised a candlelight march to mark the completion of 1 month of their agitation.
(With inputs from PTI)

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