The suspended WFI, despite being warned of legal action by the ministry for organising the 'nationals', went ahead with the tournament in Pune
Notably, the WFI, which has been abstained from working by the sports ministry, had already organised the senior nationals in Pune from January 29 to 31.
Ministry says, 'Indian Olympic Association-formed ad-hoc committee would be treated as recognised competitions and government benefits'
RSPB is hosting the Jaipur event that is being organised by the ad-hoc committee, which is looking after the sport in the country after WFI was abstained from functioning by the sports ministry.
The multiple worlds medallist is the lone wrestler in 55kg for the Railway Sports Promotion Board.
Going by administrative sanction given for the 2022 championship, at least 75% of the total affiliated units have to participate to make sure the organisers get a full grant.
The new WFI office is located in the Hari Nagar area of New Delhi.
Rumblings in a major sports stream, which regularly wins medals at all world Wrestling championships and cheers Indian followers, is not a pleasant scene !