New Delhi Dronacharya award-winning coach Mahaveer Singh Phogat on Wednesday lauded the Centre’s move to open talks with the agitating wrestlers and said they too want a fair solution to the issue.
Top wrestlers like Sakshi Malik, Vinesh Phogat and Bajrang Punia are spearheading the movement against former Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) president Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh. The agitators are demanding the arrest of wrestler Brij Bhushan. Seven female wrestlers, including a minor, have been accused of sexual harassment.
“If the sleeping government has woken up today, it is great,” Mahaveer told PTI while reacting to the Centre’s initiation of talks. We also want the solution to be fair. The wrestlers want the same. Whatever the method may be, it should be found. Before this, Sports Minister Anurag Thakur tweeted late at night and invited the wrestlers for talks.
Thakur tweeted, “The government is keen to discuss their issues with the wrestlers. I once again invite the wrestlers for this.” Earlier, about the meeting of the agitating wrestlers with the Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Mahaveer said, “I don’t know whether they met Amit Shah or not. I don’t know what happened. But a solution must be found.
Mahapanchayat is to be held today in Balali village of Haryana’s Charkhi Dadri district which is the village of Mahaveer. However, he said that no concrete decision will be taken in this Mahapanchayat. Mahavir said, “At present no concrete decision will be taken as time has been given till June 9. Only after that a decision will be taken.
Regarding the possibility of Vinesh, Sangeeta Phogat and Bajrang joining the Mahapanchayat, Mahaveer said that he has no information in this regard.
He said, “I have no information about it. I did not speak to him. The Bharatiya Kisan Union (BHAKIU) has also postponed the farmers’ dharna program in Delhi on June 9 over the demand for Brij Bhushan’s arrest. In support of this, the proposed strike on Tuesday has been postponed. announced to do
He said that on the request of the wrestlers, the farmers have postponed the proposed movement in Delhi on June 9. However, Mahaveer said that the next strategy will be decided on June 9. He said let’s see what Khap Chaudhary (head) decides after the ninth date. Our panchayat is also in the same category. We should be ready for whatever decision will be taken and that is why Panchayat is being held.