Indian Wrestlers’ protest against WFI president Live Updates: ‘We will stop the Dharna as soon as our demands are met’, says Bajrang Punia


Indian Wrestlers’ protest against Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) president Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh has entered Day 3 as Olympic bronze medalist Bajrang Punia and other wrestlers reached Jantar Mantar around 11.45 am on Friday. Last night (Thursday) they had met sports minister Anurag Thakur, a meeting at finished at around 1.30 am.

Wrestlers’ meeting with Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur remained inconclusive as they refused to back down from their demand that the government immediately disband the federation.

Olympic medallists Bajrang Punia, Ravi Dahiya, Sakshi Malik and world championship medallist Vinesh Phogat were part of the meeting. Thakur flew to Delhi from Himachal Pradesh after an earlier meeting between government officials and the protesting wrestlers remained inconclusive.

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