Wrestling Federation of India – Former wrestler Babita Phogat has been included in the panel of inspection committee constituted to probe the allegations against WFI. He has been included in the panel of the Oversight Committee constituted by the Ministry of Sports and Youth Affairs to oversee the day-to-day administration of the Wrestling Federation of India.
The committee is also probing allegations of sexual misconduct, harassment, intimidation, financial irregularities and administrative lapses by the Wrestling Federation of India. Babita Phogat is the sixth member of this inspection committee. The committee is headed by Khel Ratna awardee MC Mary Kom.
Babita is the sixth member of the committee, which is headed by boxing legend MC Mary Kom. The statement further said- Babita Phogat has now become the 6th member of the Oversight Committee, which includes Khel Ratna awardees MC Mary Kom, Yogeshwar Dutt, Trupti Murgunde, Radhika Shriman, Rajesh Rajagopalan.
The addition of new names to the committee comes days after IANS reported that the government may add a few more names to the panel following the disappointment of top wrestlers – Bajrang Punia, Vinesh Phogat and Sakshi Malik, who said the formation of the oversight committee was done without consultation. But expressed disappointment.