The United World Wrestling has suspended the membership of the Wrestling Federation of India indefinitely over the failure of carrying out the mandatory elections on time.
The elections for 15 positions on the WFI’s governing body were scheduled to be held on August 12.
The WFI was earlier suspended in January and then again in May after India’s top wrestlers protested against it’s functioning and alleged WFI President of sexual misconduct with women wrestlers.
The day-to-day affairs of the Wrestling Federation of India is being managed by the Indian Olympic Association – constituted ad-hoc committee led by Bhupender Singh Bajwa.
More to follow.
With inputs from India Today.