A day after wrestler Sakshee Malikkh and husband Satyawart Kadian launched a video revealing ‘the reality’ behind the protest, wrestler and BJP chief Babita Phogat hit out in opposition to them calling “a puppet within the arms of Congress”.
Malikkh within the video emphasised that their protest was in opposition to the misdeeds of Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) chief and never the federal government. “This (protest) shouldn’t be Congress supported…we have been silent for years as a result of wrestlers weren’t united. These wrestlers got here from poor households and it isn’t simple to muster braveness to tackle a strong man,” mentioned Malikkh within the video.
The wrestlers, who have been protesting in opposition to the WFI chief demanding his arrest in Jantar Mantar, confronted a number of criticism with many labelling the protest to be a politically motivated one.
“The permission for our first protest at Jantar Mantar in January was taken by two BJP leaders. It was written by Tirath Rana and Babita Phogat. So how might our protest be orchestrated by Congress?” mentioned Kadian within the video.
A letter searching for the permission for protest was proven within the video by Malikkh.
Nonetheless, Phogat in her newest tweet responded to the video saying that “I felt very unhappy and laughed too after I was watching the video of my youthful sister and her husband, initially I need to make it clear that the permission paper which youthful sister was exhibiting didn’t have my signature or my title wherever on it. There isn’t any proof of consent.”
Phogat additionally added that she from day one had suggested them to place confidence in the Prime Minister and the judicial system within the nation. “The reality will certainly come out…I repeatedly informed all of the wrestlers that you just meet Honorable Prime Minister Or the Residence Minister, the answer will likely be from there itself,” she mentioned.
However as a substitute they sought resolution from Congress’s Priyanka Gandhi, Deepender S. Hooda and different individuals who themselves are guilt of rape and different instances, she added.
Phogat criticised the wrestlers for embarrassing the nation. “The folks of the nation are actually seeing the faces of those opposition…When this video of yours is in entrance of everybody, the folks of the nation will now perceive that…your protest throughout the brand new Parliament inauguration day and the matter of immersing medals received for the nation within the Ganges was embarrassing the nation,” she mentioned.
She additionally urged them to disclose the true intention behind the protest.
“Sister, chances are you’ll eat bread made from almond flour, however I and the folks of my nation eat bread made from wheat…everybody understands…The folks of the nation have understood that you’ve grow to be a puppet within the arms of the Congress…Now the time has come that you must inform your actual intention,” she added.
Within the video Kadian mentioned that the police brutality they confronted on Could 28 broke them. The police had detained them and pushed them into buses after they took out a protest march to the brand new Parliament throughout its inauguration.
“Let me make it clear that the decision for ‘Mahila Samman Mahapanchayat’ was made by the Khap leaders and we adopted their order and confronted police brutality. That broke us…We received so many medals for nation and our dignity was being trampled. I am unable to clarify in phrases what we went by means of,” he mentioned in 11-minute video.
“We then determined to immerse medals in (Haridwar) however one man from the tantra (system) grabbed Bajrang’s arm and took him to a nook and made him converse with many (influential) folks…If we had carried out that (immersed medals), there might have been violence. So, higher sense prevailed. We gave the medals to coaches and oldsters,” he mentioned.
“We weren’t in a psychological state to grasp if there is a conspiracy. We had gone their below stress. We have now simply wrestled our complete life, didn’t know deal with (the scenario)…After that incident, we didn’t know who was on our aspect, who was a part of the system. We met lots of people however didn’t know whom to belief. We have been suggested to fulfill the Residence Minister, we have been informed that we are going to get resolution from there, so we put throughout our view level,” Kadian mentioned within the video.
The Delhi Police had filed a charge-sheet in opposition to WFI Chief Brij Bhushan for offences of sexual harassment and stalking.