23 September Saturday

Wrestlers’ Protest: Women To Surround New Parliament Building At Its Inaugural

Web Desk(Tvm)Updated: Monday May 22, 2023

New Delhi : On the inaugural day of the new Parliament building on the 26th, women from protest against Brij Bhushan will surround the new complex and hold Mahila Mahapanchayat.  The ongoing wrestlers’ protest at Delhi’s Jantar Manthar continues with athletes demanding arrest and ouster of BJP MP and president of Wrestling Federation, Brij Bhushan, for sexually assaulting women wrestlers.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the new Parliament annexure and thousands of women are expected to surround the venue in protest - a form of agitation  decided by the Khap Maha Panchayat held in Meham in Haryana on Sunday. The Khap Panchay demanded tha Brij Bhushan be arrested latest by 27th and be subject to a lie-detecting test(polygraph).

Apart from farmers from Haryana, Rajasthan, Punjab and UP, the Haryana Maha Panchayat   was also attended by protesting Sakshi Malik, Bajrang Poonia, Vinesh Phogat and others. The Maha Panchayat also saw participation from thousands of women from mostly the Jat majority regions.  It was  decided at the Maha Panchayat to also  take out a  candlelight march to India Gate on 23rd,.