The protesting wrestlers on Tuesday took out a candle march from Jantar Mantar to India Gate in New Delhi demanding arrest of Wrestling Federation of India chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh over prices of sexual harassment. The police neither formally gave nor denied permission to the protesters to carry the candlelight march at Jantar Mantar, reported information company PTI.
Concluding the march, wrestler Vinesh Phogat introduced that an ‘all-women mahapanchayat’ shall be held on Could 28 exterior the brand new Parliament constructing which shall be inaugurated the identical day.
Star wrestlers together with Bajrang Punia, Vinesh Phogat, and Sakshi Malik have been staging sit-in protest at Jantar Mantar within the nationwide capital, demanding Singh’s arrest, who has been accused by six feminine wrestlers, together with a minor, of sexual harassment.
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Forward of the march, the Delhi Visitors Police urged commuters to keep away from Mansingh Street and the C-Hexagon and plan their journey for ISBTs, railway stations and the airport accordingly.
“A candle march from R/A Jaswant Singh Street to Kartavyapath Crossing on Mansingh Street shall be held at present at 1600 hrs onwards. Commuters are suggested to keep away from Mansingh Street and C-Hexagon and plan their journey for ISBT/Rly. Stations/Airports with ample time at hand,” it stated.
Final week Singh stated that he’s prepared for a narco take a look at however on a situation that Vinesh Phogat and Bajrang Punia too bear the identical.
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Responding to Singh’s situation Punia stated the wrestlers had been prepared for the take a look at and in addition put a situation that it ought to be carried out underneath the supervision of the Supreme Courtroom.
The wrestlers had earlier staged a protest in January however later referred to as it off after being assured that the federal government would probe the matter and a five-member panel was shaped to look into the allegations of sexual harassment in opposition to WFI chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh.