Bharatiya Janata Party

Different strokes

Singh cannot run for presidency in the WFI but he is so powerful a politician that the wrestlers think he will hold the string his hand-picked puppets will dance on once a few new faces are bunged into the federation.

Running back

The first time around, in January, the athletes spurned politically grounded assistance when they were clearly up against it, hoping that not to rub the ruling party up the wrong way would persuade it to reckon with their point of view.