ALBAWABA - A boycott campaign was launched against the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) over sexual harassment allegations made by female wrestlers.
The hashtags "#BoycottWFIPresident and #BoycottWrestlingPresident" have been trending on Twitter with people calling to punish the assaulters.
खिलाड़ी आत्मसम्मान चाहता है और पूरी शिद्दत के साथ ओलंपिक और बड़े खेलो के लिए तैयारी करता है लेकिन अगर फेडरेशन उसका साथ ना दे मनोबल टूट जाता है।लेकिन अब हम नही झुकेंगे।अपने अधिकारों के लिए लड़ेंगे।#BoycottWFIPresident#BoycottWrestlingPresident@PMOIndia @narendramodi @AmitShah— Vinesh Phogat (@Phogat_Vinesh) January 18, 2023
Vinesh Phogat allegedly accused the chief of the Wrestling Federation of India and some coaches of sexually harassing women wrestlers for years.
According to the Indian athlete, at least 10 women told her that they had been sexually harassed by the head of WFI Brij Bhushan Singh. He denied all allegations.
Phogat made the allegations during a protest held against WFI in the capital of Delhi on Wednesday.
Protesters said that they will not compete in upcoming international competitions if the president of WFI stays in power.
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