A powerful wave of voices has risen in response to the treatment of wrestlers during a recent protest. From Neeraj Chopra, India’s celebrated javelin thrower, to the magnetic Irfan Pathan, the cricket sensation, sporting stars from diverse backgrounds have stepped forward to voice their concerns for wrestlers. Here we will look at some of the reactions of the sports fraternity to the handling of wrestlers during the protest.
Recently, wrestlers including Vinesh Phogat, Sakshi Malik, and Sangeeta Phogat were initially detained and later had FIRs filed against them by the Delhi Police for attempting to march towards the new Parliament building.
With unwavering passion and unwavering resolve, these icons shed light on the plight of the wrestlers, igniting a dialogue that transcends the confines of their individual sports. Let’s delve into the world of the sports fraternity and explore their responses or reactions to the handling of wrestlers during protests.
यह देखकर मुझे बहुत दुख हो रहा है | There has to be a better way to deal with this. https://t.co/M2gzso4qjX
— Neeraj Chopra (@Neeraj_chopra1) May 28, 2023
Why does it have to come down to our wrestlers being dragged around without any consideration? This isn’t the way to treat anyone.
I really hope this whole situation is assessed the way it should be.
— Sunil Chhetri (@chetrisunil11) May 28, 2023
I’m so sad to see the visuals of our Athletes…. Please solve this ASAP 🙏
— Irfan Pathan (@IrfanPathan) May 28, 2023
Aaj meri bari hai kal teri hogi..numbar sabka aaya ga 🇮🇳 pic.twitter.com/tL8m4ZerHb
— Vijender Singh (@boxervijender) May 28, 2023
— Sakshee Malikkh (@SakshiMalik) May 28, 2023