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IOA constituted a seven-member committee to investigate the allegations against the head of the Wrestling Federation

IOA constituted a seven-member committee to investigate the allegations against the head of the Wrestling Federation

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Besides ace boxer Mary Kom and wrestler Yogeshwar, the panel also includes archer Dola Banerjee and Indian Weightlifting Federation President Sahdev Yadav. The decision was taken at an emergency meeting of the IOA’s Executive Council.

The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) on Friday constituted a seven-member committee to probe allegations of sexual harassment leveled against Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) president Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh by top wrestlers, including MC Mary Kom and Yogeshwar Dutt. Are included. Besides ace boxer Mary Kom and wrestler Yogeshwar, the panel also includes archer Dola Banerjee and Indian Weightlifting Federation President Sahdev Yadav. The decision was taken at an emergency meeting of the IOA’s Executive Council.

The meeting was also attended by IOA President PT Usha and Joint Secretary Kalyan Choubey, besides players like Abhinav Bindra and Yogeshwar. Shiva Keshavan attended the meeting as a special invitee. Earlier, the protesting wrestlers demanded the IOA to set up a probe committee to probe the allegations of sexual harassment against Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh. A day earlier, the wrestlers had threatened to register several FIRs against the sports administrator. In a letter to IOA president Usha, the wrestlers claimed that the coaches and sports science staff at the national camp were “absolutely incompetent” besides alleging financial irregularities on the part of the WFI (in the fund).

Disclaimer:Prabhasakshi has not edited this news. This news has been published from PTI-language feed.



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