It is understood that the grapplers are not keen on meeting since they already have an Oversight Committee appointed by the sports ministry to probe the allegations.
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An awareness campaign on Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace & Consumer Protection Act-2019 was organised recently at Choudwar by Department of Justice,
The WFI said in its response to the sports ministry, in particular, under the sitting president has always acted keeping the best interests of wrestlers in mind.
Despite meetings with the sports ministry, the wrestlers have yet to receive satisfactory assurances.
The WFI chief termed the protest by the country's top grapplers "dharna of Shaheen Bagh" and reiterated that he won't quit his post.
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The IOA committee will include legendary boxer Mary Kom, wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt, archer Dola Banerjee and IWLF president Sahdev Yadav to probe the allegations.
In a letter addressed to IOA President, wrestlers said they have been informed by several of their younger colleagues about the sexual harassment they faced at the hands of Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh.
The commission also found that they threatened women employees of losing their jobs if their demands weren’t met.
Braj Bhushan Sharan Singh, 66, an MP from Kaiserganj in Uttar Pradesh, was elected unopposed as the president of the WFI for a third consecutive term in February 2019.
Vinesh, who has been at loggerheads with WFI since the Tokyo Olympic Games, also claimed that several coaches at the national camp in Lucknow have also exploited women wrestlers.
It has sought a copy of complaints made by women wrestlers against coaches and the WFI president along with details of action taken thereon by January 21.
Sharma called for awareness drives on campuses and workplaces on the act to improve reporting of sexual harassment cases.
The accused, Manohar Naik, is suspected to be absconding even as special police teams have been formed to arrest him.
As per the prosecution, the girl, who was 16 years old at the time of the incident and worked in a factory in Bhiwandi, knew the accused.
A junior athletics coach from the state had on Thursday come up with allegations of sexual harassment against the minister and filed a police complaint a day later.
However, Jana Sena, in a statement, denied that Raghava Rao belonged to the party. Jana Sena PAC member Kona Tata Rao said Raghava Rao did not have even primary membership of the party.
The long-term effects of childhood sexual harassment are, at many times, insurmountable.
On December 7, All Women Police registered a case against Dharmarajan for sexual harassment and DSO Suresh for official negligence.