The agitating wrestlers reached out to the Indian Olympic Association (IOA). They are demanding the formation of an enquiry committee to probe the allegations of sexual harassment against Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh. Wrestlers threatened to lodge multiple FIRs against the WFI President. In a letter addressed to IOA President PT Usha, she alleged financial misappropriation (of funds) on part of the WFI. She claimed that the coaches and sports science staff at the National camp are absolutely incompetent.
Wrestlers asking to form a new committee m to run the affairs of WFI in consultation with the wrestlers.
Putting forward four demands, the wrestlers requested the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) to immediately appoint a committee to enquire into the complaints of sexual harassment. The wrestlers also reiterated their demand that WFI be disbanded and its President be sacked. A new committee should be formed to run the affairs of WFI in consultation with the wrestlers. The letter has been signed by five wrestlers, Tokyo Olympics medallists Ravi Dahiya and Bajrang Punia, Rio Games bronze winner Sakshi Malik and World Championship medallists Vinesh Phogat and Deepak Punia. Vinesh Phogat said that more women wrestlers have come forward with their stories of sexual exploitation. They will file multiple FIRs against the WFI President. They met government officials during the day and later had a dinner meeting with Sports Minister Anurag Thakur at his residence after being called for discussion on the raging issue.