WFI row: Mary Kom to lead panel to probe allegations against Brij Bhushan
Boxer MC Mary Kom to head Oversight Committee for Wrestling Federation of India.
Olympic medallist Yogeshwar Dutt, Dhyanchand awardee Trupti Murgunde, SAI member Radhica Sreeman and ex-CEO TOPS Cdr Rajesh Rajagopalan (Retd) also part of the committee pic.twitter.com/Dj1fUXP7LZ
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The government-appointed Committee will also run the day-to-day affairs of WFI for the next one month.
The announcement of the panel was made by Sports Minister Anurag Thakur on Monday (January 23). Thakur had decided to form the Committee on Saturday following a three-day sit-in protest by some of the country’s top wrestlers including Vinesh Phogat, Bajrang Punia, Sakshi Malik and Ravi Dahiya against WFI and Singh.
The other members of the panel are Olympic medallist wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt, former badminton player and Mission Olympic Cell member Trupti Murgunde, ex-TOPS CEO Rajagopalan and former SAI executive director – teams – Radhika Sreeman.