New Delhi: Star Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia on Friday made an emotional appeal to citizens seeking support in the ongoing protest at Delhi’s Jantar Mantar over allegations of sexual harassment against Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) chief and BJP MP Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh. Did. Posting a video of herself along with fellow wrestlers Sakshi Malik and Vinesh Phogat, Poonia wrote on Twitter, ‘We fought for the pride of our country. Today we are fighting for the safety and honor of your champions. Please support us!’
Bajrant Poonia’s appeal has come at a time when a day earlier, a large number of people, including farmers from Delhi’s neighboring states and DU students, reached Jantar Mantar in solidarity with the wrestlers demanding the arrest of WFI chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh. appeared. Many of them raised slogans like ‘Nari Shakti Zindabad’, ‘Pahlwan Ekta Zindabad’, ‘Jo humse takrayega, chur chur ho jayega’ in support of the aggrieved wrestlers amid heavy security deployment at the protest site. Meanwhile, the Supreme Court yesterday closed the hearing on the petition of the wrestlers, commenting that you had come to us to register an FIR, which has been filed.
Leaders of farmer organizations reached in support of wrestlers at Jantar Mantar
According to PTI reports, several farmer groups from Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Punjab raised slogans of ‘Jai Kisan Jai Jawan’ and ‘Kisan Ekta Zindabad’, and said they would not protest site until the wrestlers get justice. Will leave Farmer Balbir Singh, who came from Amritsar, said, ‘After what happened to our wrestlers on Wednesday night, we felt the need to support the daughters of this country who have won medals for India on the international stage. What happened yesterday was unfortunate. We have decided that we will not move from here until they get justice.
We fought for the pride of our country. Today we are fighting for the safety and honor of your champions. Please support us! #StandWithWrestlers pic.twitter.com/rlJ2AA3kPt
— Bajrang Punia 🇮🇳 (@BajrangPunia) May 5, 2023
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FIRST PUBLISHED : May 05, 2023, 09:15 IST