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Haryana Sports Minister Sandeep Singh resigns following allegations of sexual harassment

A biopic based on Sandeep Singh was also released in 2018. Whose title was 'Soorma'. In this, popular Punjabi singer and actor Diljit Dosanjh played his role. He was also a judge on the reality TV show MTV Roadies.

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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New Delhi: The Chandigarh Police on Friday registered a case of sexual harassment and criminal intimidation against Haryana Sports Minister Sandeep Singh on the basis of a complaint by a junior athletics coach. The minister had earlier dismissed the allegations as baseless and demanded an independent probe. However, after the case was filed, he resigned from the post of Sports Minister.

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Announcing his resignation today, Sandeep Singh said, “Attempts are being made to malign my image. I hope that there will be a thorough investigation into the false allegations leveled against me. Till the inquiry report comes, I will hand over the responsibility of the Sports Department to the Chief Minister.” hand over.”

The junior athletics coach had held a press conference at the office of the opposition party Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) and demanded protection from the state government, saying that the Manohar Lal Khattar government should immediately sack Sandeep Singh and set up a special inquiry to investigate the matter. Form a team.

The junior athletics coach said Sandeep Singh first saw him at a gym and then contacted him on Instagram. Later the minister started insisting on meeting him. The coach said, “Sandeep Singh messaged me on Instagram and said that my National Sports Certificate is pending and he wanted to meet in this regard.” The woman said that on this she went to his residence-cum-camp office to meet him with his documents. It is alleged that when she went there, the minister sexually assaulted her.

Senior Congress leader and former Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda also demanded a fair probe into the matter. Let us tell you that Sandeep Singh has been a professional field hockey player. He was also the captain of the Indian national hockey team. Sandeep Singh is the BJP MLA from Pehowa in Kurukshetra.

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A biopic based on Sandeep Singh was also released in 2018. Whose title was ‘Soorma’. In this, popular Punjabi singer and actor Diljit Dosanjh played his role. He was also a judge on the reality TV show MTV Roadies.

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