Wrestlers' Protest: Mahila Samman Mahapanchayat supporters from Punjab stopped at Ambala border
Members of the Punjab Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee had come out from Amritsar yesterday to participate in women wrestlers' Maha Panchayat in front of the new Parliament.
Members of the Punjab Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee, who had come out from Amritsar on Saturday to participate in women wrestlers' Maha Panchayat in front of the new Parliament, have been stopped at the Ambala border today.
Security tightened near Ghazipur border area; Khap panchayat leaders, farmers to join protesting wrestlers' march to new parliament house in Delhi today.
The protesting wrestlers on Saturday said that they have decided to hold a women's Maha Panchayat in front of the new Parliament building on Sunday.
Following this, Delhi Police have put up barricades near ITO road, the Tikri border and the Singhu border area as Khap Panchayat leaders and farmers are also likely to join the protesting wrestlers' march.
Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) president Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh also stated that he is ready to face a narco test and urged the protesting wrestlers not to hold any kind of agitation near the new Parliament building, which will be inaugurated on Sunday.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla will dedicate to the nation the new Parliament building on Sunday.
“The country is getting a new Parliament building and it is a matter of pride. But I was saddened when I heard that wrestlers want to carry out their agitation near it. I urge these wrestlers that I am ready, ready for the narco test, ready for everything," the WFI chief said.
But this (new Parliament inauguration) is a proud moment for us and they (wrestlers) should not create hurdles and the world must not get any wrong message," he added.
Indian wrestler Vinesh Phogat said that the wrestlers have decided to hold a women's Maha Panchayat in front of the new Parliament building on May 28.
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