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Wrestlers Protest : Neeraj Chopra Comes Out in Support of Protesters

Web Desk(Tvm)Updated: Friday Apr 28, 2023

New Delhi : Olympic gold medallist Neeraj Chopra comes out in support for the wrestlers’ protest venued at Delhi’s Jantar Mantar.  hurts. to see sportspersons having to hit streets for justice, said Neeraj on twitter.  Every athlete works for the country and authorities are obliged to protect their rights, said Neeraj, adding that, there must be action and  justice  immediately.

The Supreme Court is slated to take up complaint filed by the wrestles seeking case against the president of Wrestling Federation Brij Bhushan, today.  The Bench examining the complaint is headed by the Chief Justice of India. The petition was filed by 7 people. The court observed that the allegations  leveled were serious.

Wrestlers protest against Brij Bhushan enters sixth day now. President of Olympic Association, PT Usha commented that the protest was tarnishing India’s image and also amounted to breach of discipline. The remark aroused strong protest from the sports community.