In Agartala CPI(M) held a protest seeking action against WFI chief

In Agartala CPI(M) held a protest seeking action against WFI chief

AGARTALA: Hundreds of CPI(M) workers took out a protest rally in Agartala on Thursday demanding the arrest of WFI chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, who is accused of sexually harassing women wrestlers.

They also expressed solidarity with the wrestlers, who have been on a sit-in in New Delhi for the past 26 days to take action against WFI chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh.
The CPI(M), led by former minister and senior Left leaders Pabitra Kar and Samar Chakraborty, demanded the arrest of the WFI chief.

Earlier in the day, the All India Democratic Women’s Association (AIDWA) organized a massive signature drive with the same demand in which people from various walks of life participated.
A letter signed by several people will be sent to Prime Minister Narendra Modi through district magistrates expressing solidarity with the wrestlers and punishing Singh.

AIDWA’s signature campaign against the WFI chief is part of nationwide campaigns by four national women’s organisations. The other three women’s organizations are the National Federation of Indian Women, the Coordination POW-PMS-IJM All India Mahila Sanskritik Sanghtan, and the All India Aragami Mahila Sanghtan.
Leaders of the country have been protesting in New Delhi for the past 26 days, demanding the government to make public the findings of the monitoring panel investigating allegations of sexual harassment against the WFI president. brought

The protesters also demanded strict action against those involved in two recent gang-rapes in Tripura, including that of a college girl in Agartala.

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