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Central government acts against complaining wrestlers instead of Brij Bhushan

Statement by the Joint Platform of Trade Unions:
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Joint Platform of Central Trade Unions directs all their affiliates to actively condemn the Central Government’s Blatant Partiality, on 1st June, 2023.
The Joint Platform of Central Trade Unions unequivocally condemns the brutal repression by Delhi Police of the Female Wrestlers demanding justice for the past more than a month.
The police action on 28th May, 2023, was shocking in the extreme, patently undemocratic, high handed, and obviously on the orders of the Central Government. It is shocking that Brij Bhushan Sharan, the Chairman of the Wrestling Federation of India, who has been accused of sexual harassment by the Female Wrestlers, one of whom is a minor, is not being touched, in spite of FIRs lodged against him on Supreme Court orders, while those who have complained against him, braving the social stigma it carries in our patriarchal society, are rounded up.
This also exposes the hoax played out in the name of the "new Parliament" on the same date and the drama of "Sengol", that is supposed to mean doing Justice to the Common People.
The Joint Platform of Central Unions wholeheartedly responds the call given by our Farmer Brothers, under the banner of Samyukt Kisan Morcha for a coordinated protest action throughout the country on 1st June, 2023. Yes, Brothers, we will move into action, hand-in-hand, to demand immediate arrest of Brij Bhushan Sharan, and no less.
The Joint Platform of Central Trade Unions directs all its affiliates to immediately get in touch with Farmer Unions and other democratic mass organisations in their locality and observe 1st June to demand immediate arrest of Brij Bhushan Sharan and to condemn the brutal repression by Delhi police of the Female Wrestlers, on the orders of the Central Government.
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*INTUC, AITUC, HMS, CITU, AIUTUC, TUCC, SEWA, AICCTU, LPF, UTUC

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