After the Wrestling Federation of India was suspended for “not following rules” in announcing the upcoming wrestling nationals, former WFI president Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh defended the decision and said that the nationals at the pre-selected spots would ensure their appeals on time.
Reacting to the controversy that erupted over the election of Sanjay Singh, his close aide, as AIFF president, accused sexual harasser Brij Bhushan Singh said that the elections were conducted in a democratic manner and that it is the federation that decides the course of the elections. an act.
The Sports Ministry on Sunday suspended the International Wrestling Federation for not following the rules and organizing the U-15 and U-20 teams “without following due procedures and not giving sufficient notice to the wrestlers” of preparations. However, the BJP leader defended WFI’s decision to announce the elections at the same locations.
“This announcement is hasty, without giving sufficient notice to the wrestlers who will participate in the aforementioned nationals and without following the provisions of the World Wrestling Federation Constitution. In accordance with Paragraph 3 (e) of the Preamble to the WWF Constitution, the aim is that the WFI, among Other matters, it is to arrange for the National Senior, Junior and Junior Championships to be held in accordance with UWW rules at venues selected by the Executive Committee.
However, BJP MP Brij Bhushan Singh defended WFI’s decision and said, “The announcement of detention of U-15 and U-20 nationals in Nandini Nagar was to ensure resumption of sporting events on time.”
He also clarified that Sanjay Singh is not his relative. In addition, he also defended WFI’s decision to detain U-15 and U-20 nationals in Nandini Nagar.
Reacting to the massive outcry over the All India Wrestling Federation election, the BJP MP said: “The elections were held in a democratic manner based on the directions of the Supreme Court and the body was constituted. Now it is up to the Federation members to decide if they want to talk to the government or take action.” Legal. “I have nothing to do with this.”
He also said that he has worked with wrestlers for more than a decade and “only time will tell if he has done justice.” He explained that decisions within the wrestling federation will be made by the elected officials.
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