Sunday, March 3rd, 2024

WFI Election: Brijbhushan Sharan Singh and his son will not be able to vote in the wrestling association elections, son-in-law’s name in the list

New Delhi: Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh and his son Karan are not part of the voter list for the upcoming Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) elections, but it is surprising that the list includes members who are not associated with the existing state units. As per the constitution of WFI, only the members of the executive committee of the states can be included in the voter list in the election. According to the WFI constitution, ‘the recognized unit may nominate only a member of its executive committee for representation in the election.

Anita Sheoran, who was included in the list of witnesses in the sexual harassment case against Brij Bhushan, has been included as the representative of Odisha in the elections to be held on August 12. Commonwealth Games 2010 gold medalist Anita, 38, hails from Haryana and works in the state police. Thus Prem Chand Lochab’s name is included as the representative of Gujarat when he is actually the secretary of the Railway Sports Promotion Board (RSPB). Also, in a surprising decision of the ad-hoc panel, after giving membership to Assam, the state has been given voting rights.

A WFI source said, “How can an ad-hoc panel give membership to a state. This decision is taken in the General Council. It is difficult to understand how this decision was taken. “It is a clear violation of the constitution of the WFI that such people who are not part of the state institutions have been nominated and approved in the voter list,” the source said.

Uttar Pradesh union president Brij Bhushan and his son Karan, vice-president of the state union, are not part of the election, but Vishal Singh, son-in-law of the outgoing WFI president, will represent Bihar in the elections. Maharashtra and Tripura will not have any representative in the election. The returning officer rejected the claims of both the factions in Maharashtra, while Tripura has been derecognized since 2016. Two delegates from each state unit will be allowed to vote.

Brij Bhushan, MP from Kaiserganj, Uttar Pradesh, is facing multiple allegations of sexual harassment and is currently out on bail. He cannot contest elections as he has completed 12 years as an office bearer. According to the National Sports Code, the tenure of any office bearer cannot exceed 12 years. Now Uttar Pradesh will be represented by Prem Kumar Mishra and Sanjay Singh.

Whatsapp Group Join
Telegram channel Join

BCCI seeks applications for media rights of Women’s IPL, rights will be sold for five seasons

Women’s Indian Premier League: The Board of Control for Cricket in India has started its preparations for organizing the Women’s IPL. The board has sought applications for selling the media rights of the first...

Virat Kohli charges Rs 8.9 crore for an Instagram post, the entire earning will blow your mind!

Virat Kohli’s Net Worth: Cricket is given a lot of importance in India. Indian fans like the team as well as the cricketers very much. Many famous cricketers have passed away in India. At...

‘Run nahi bante mujhse, fan ko gali dena hai to bolo’, after poor performance people put class on this player!

Image Source : IPLT20.COM Harry Brook SRH vs DC: At this time in IPL 2023, the match is being played between Delhi Capitals and Sunrisers. In this match, Delhi Capitals captain David Warner has...