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Wrestlers protesting against the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) chief have met Sports Minister Anurag Thakur after the Indian government offered talks.
This is the second meeting between the authorities and the wrestlers in five days. On Saturday night, the protesting wrestlers had a meeting with Home Minister Amit Shah.

According to NDTV, Sports Minister Anurag Thakur wrote in a tweet late on Tuesday that ‘the government wants to negotiate with the wrestlers on their issues, and I invite them once again.’
Indian women wrestlers claim they were sexually harassed by Brij Bhushan, who belongs to the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), and have been protesting against him for months. have denied.

According to him, the protest movement has not died and will continue. We are strategizing how to take it forward.
He also said that the wrestlers are not satisfied with the government’s response, and the government is not ready to agree to our demands.

Seven women wrestlers, including a minor, had accused Brijbhushan Sharan Singh of sexual harassment and demanded an impartial investigation and action against them.

The Delhi Police has also interrogated seven members of the federation following the allegations.
Also, Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tacket said on Tuesday that the union has not withdrawn its support to women wrestlers and postponed the June 9 protest against Brij Bhushan. Also raised at the request of wrestlers.

Wrestling Federation of India chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh has denied the allegations of harassment
Wrestling Federation of India chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh has denied the allegations of harassment

He said, “We are aware of the meeting with Amit Shah and are in close contact with the wrestlers, and we have been asked to avoid any major demonstration.”
On Friday, he warned that if the government did not take action against the head of the federation, there would be a massive protest in Delhi.

It should be noted that a few days ago, the details of the FIR registered by the women wrestlers against the head of the wrestling chief were revealed, in which it was stated that he touched the women’s body in an inappropriate manner and attempted to have sex. Was invited.

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