“Islamists attack wrestler Bajrang Punia for supporting Bajrang Dal on social media, the wrestler deletes his Instagram post”, Op India, May 7, 2023:
On 7th May 2023, wrestler Bajrang Punia posted a story from his Instagram account that said, “I am Bajrangi. I support Bajrang Dal. Jai Shri Ram.” It also had a caption that appealed to all the Bajrangis to keep that picture on their WhatsApp status and display pictures.
However, soon after he posted it, Liberals and Islamists including those who supported the wrestlers for their protests against BJP MP and Wrestling Federation of India chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, started to criticise Bajrang Punia and called him a bigot. The wrestler later deleted the post.
Bajrang Punia is one of the top wrestlers who are protesting at Jantar Mantar in Delhi demanding the ouster and arrest of Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh. The protest has got the usual suspects like Aam Admi Party and Congress leaders, with farmers’ groups joining them today. However, the moment Punia announced his support for Bajrang Dal, many of those who were supporting him made a U-turn and started to attack him.
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