Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh Appeal from Supporters: Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) president and BJP MP Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, embroiled in a controversy over several allegations including sexual harassment, on Sunday (January 22) appealed to his supporters and well-wishers to refrain from social media. ) Avoid posting objectionable posts. He said that he disagrees with such a post. At the same time, he also said that he is ‘not bigger than the party’.
Let us tell you that a few hours after the emergency General Council meeting of Wrestling Federation of India was postponed in Gonda, Uttar Pradesh on Sunday, such an appeal was made to the supporters by MP Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh.
WFI President Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh said this in his appeal
Wrestling Federation of India President Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh tweeted, “Request, some objectionable slogans, graphics, hashtags have been reported on social media. I disagree with anything that harms the dignity of any political party, social organization, community or caste-religion.
‘I am not bigger than the team’
In another tweet, the BJP MP wrote, “And I refute such posts and trends. I am not bigger than the party, my dedication, my loyalty is authentic. My well wishers and supporters please stay away from such posts, don’t even comment if you like.
And I refute such posts and trends
I am not bigger than the team, my dedication, my loyalty is authentic
My well wishers and supporters please stay away from such posts, don’t like or even comment.@amitmalviya @RadhamohanBJP
— Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh (@sharan_mp) January 22, 2023
What has happened in the case so far?
Significantly, a large number of wrestling players, including Olympic medalists Sakshi Malik, Bajrang Punia, staged a sit-in protest in Delhi in the past, accusing the President of the Wrestling Federation of India and BJP MP Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh of sexual exploitation. As the matter escalated, a meeting was held between Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur and the protesting wrestlers in which Singh was asked to step down till the allegations against him were investigated.
Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh has denied all the allegations leveled against him. He was supposed to hold a press conference on the entire episode on Saturday (January 21) but he canceled it. At the same time, the Indian Olympic Association has constituted a seven-member committee to investigate the allegations of sexual abuse.
This meeting of wrestling federation could not be held on Sunday
Meanwhile, the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Wrestling Federation of India to be held in Ayodhya on Sunday was cancelled. Sources told here on Sunday that this meeting was to be held in Ayodhya at 10 am but it has been canceled due to some reasons due to the instructions received from the higher level. No meeting will be held till the investigation is completed, nor will any official statement be issued by the Speaker.
Apart from this, the National Wrestling Championship which started on Saturday in Gonda has also been cancelled. It is noteworthy that on behalf of Brij Bhushan Singh, it was said on Friday that after the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the federation on January 22, he would issue his stand on the allegations leveled against him.