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Vinesh Phogat On Wrestlers’ Allegations Against WFI, Says ‘If Everyone Is Saying The Same Thing It Can’t Be A Lie’




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Thanking all the people and sportspersons who have supported her protest against the Wrestling Federation of India, Vinesh Phogat on Sunday said she does not need to prove that she is telling the truth and if everyone says the same thing If it is, then it cannot be a lie. , Vinesh Phogat was present at a sports conclave in Kolkata and spoke to ANI. “If everyone is saying the same thing it can’t be a lie. No one can prove it. If anyone can prove it, do it in front of us. We don’t have to prove that we are telling the truth.” If you haven’t done anything wrong then prove it. We are waiting for you.’ Phogat told ANI

He also said that when sportspersons come together and share their feelings and thoughts, they get courage.

“Even when I meet everyone I get it. Everyone is wishing us well and they are with us that gives us strength as an athlete, it inspires us that athletes are our We are together. We get strength in the fight of truth or falsehood.” We will definitely win,” she said.

Vinesh said that people are looking forward to her match against WFI.

“People are looking at us with hope. They are looking at us that’s why we are raising our voices. The girls were hoping that big athletes would come forward to raise our concerns. We showed the courage that surely took us so long Sorry for waiting so long. But it took time.” It’s time to gather strength. Our fight is against a famous personality who has a lot of money.”

Wrestling officials in India were unhappy with the behavior of the top wrestlers and said that the submission of the report was delayed because at the last minute the wrestlers had demanded a member of their choice to be included in the ‘Oversight Committee’, which would look into the allegations against the wrestling federation. was constituted to investigate. India (WFI) chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh.

Phogat gave his verdict on this dispute as well.

“How are we responsible if the report came late? We went there whenever the committee called us. We were given dates and we went there. Never denied that we would not go there.”

WFI President Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh was accused by the wrestlers of sexual misconduct and threats. The government established a five-member oversight council to oversee the operations of the WFI. Boxer Mary Kom is heading the inspection committee set up to look into the allegations leveled against WFI and its chief Singh and other coaches.

(This story has not been edited by NDTV staff and was auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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