Referring to the questionable past of Wrestling Federation of India chief Brij Bhushan, AAP leader Naresh Balyan on Saturday said that given the precedent, underworld don Dawood Ibrahim will be made the president of the ‘Shooting Federation’. Accusing Brij Bhushan of his past underworld link, the AAP leader tweeted, “If you want to know about the President of Indian Wrestling Federation, search for Brij Bhushan Singh Underworld on Google. You will get full details…” he wrote. Teasing the past TADA case against Brij Bhushan, who is currently embroiled in a sexual harassment case.
India’s top wrestlers protested for three days demanding the removal of Brij Bhushan as the head of the federation. Several complaints of sexual misconduct against him were brought to the authorities while the government promptly resolved the crisis. Although BJP MP Brij Bhushan remained defiant in the face of the allegations, he was asked to step down while the investigation continued. However, he has not yet resigned from his post.
On Friday, Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur announced a seven-member committee to probe the allegations, after which the wrestlers’ protest was called off.