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Updated : 1 month, 3 weeks ago IST
The announcement also stated that the government will bear the entire expense of the wrestlers travelling to Croatia for the tournament.
The announcement of the commitment was made by Sports Minister Anurag Thakur on Monday. Thakur announced on Monday that boxer Mary Kom will be heading the oversight committee formed to probe into the allegations levelled against the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) and its chief Brij B
Updated : 1 month, 4 weeks ago IST
This includes the suspension of the ongoing ranking competition, and the return of entry fees taken from the participants for any ongoing activities.
The suspended WFI official denied any communication regarding his suspension, stating that this news reached him through ANI when the news agency contacted him to get a reaction to this announcement.
The wrestlers, who were protesting at Jantar Mantar, called of their protest after a meeting with Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur.
Wrestling Federation of India Assistant Secretary Vinod Tomar on Saturday termed the charges levelled against the federation's president Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh 'baseless'.
Union minister of state for road transport and highways Gen VK Singh said that the wrestlers' protest against WFI president Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, is more political and other aspects are lesser.
The protest which has been continuing at the Jantar Mantar in the national capital was called off with the Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur announcing Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh to "step aside" till the investigation against the levelled allegat
Updated : 2 months ago IST
Members of the committee include Olympic medalist Mary Kom, former archer Dola Banerjee, Alaknanda Ashok, London Olympic medalist Yogeshwar Dutt, Indian Weightlifting Federation President Sahdev Yadav and two advocates, the IOA announced on Friday.
He also informed the media that the WFI had issued the explanation to the Sports Ministry within the stipulated 72 hours on the allegations made by wrestlers, including Olympic and Commonwealth Games (CWG) medalists, in Delhi.
Talking about the aftermath of her Tokyo Olympics performance, Phogat said that she had requested the WFI President to meet her after returning from the Olympics but Brij Bhushan Saran Singh has not met her to date.
Speaking on the protest, Vijender who today joined the wrestlers protesting at Delhi's Jantar Mantar said he wants justice to be served to the protesting wrestlers.