The international body, United World Wrestling (UWW), has lifted the suspension on the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) with immediate effect.
Karan Bhushan Singh, the son of a Member of Parliament (MP) and former leader of the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI), Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, assumed the presidency of the Uttar Pradesh Wrestling Association.
At an annual general meeting (AGM) organized on Sunday under the leadership of suspended WFI president Sanjay Singh ‘Babloo’, Karan was designated as the president of the Uttar Pradesh wrestling association with oversight from Judge Anil Kumar Singh.
Prior to this appointment, Karan held the position of senior vice president within the UP wrestling association, while the MP representing Kaiserganj served as the president of the state wrestling association.
The AGM took place at Nandini Nagar, Gonda, where the elections for the office-bearers were conducted.
Suresh Chandra Updahaya was elected as the general secretary, and Sanjay Kumar Singh was appointed as senior vice president.
Vijay Shanakar Yadav, Jai Prakash Sharma, Susheel Rajput, Aditya Singh, Anand Dev Upadhay, and Chandra Dev Singh were chosen as the joint secretaries, while Akhand Veer Singh was named the treasurer of the UP wrestling association.
Notably, Sharan Singh is a six-time Member of Parliament, five times from the Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) and one time from the Samajwadi Party (SP).