Boxer Vijender Singh warns to return the award if agriculture law is not repealed


Bangla Hunt Desk: Olympic winner and Haryana boxer Vijender Singh has now sided with the farmers in the peasant movement. Today is the eleventh day of the farmers protesting against the agricultural law at the Delhi border. Vijender Singh has warned that if the law is not withdrawn, he will return his Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award. Let me inform you that Vijender Singh has joined the agricultural movement from Haryana to the Delhi border.

He also contested the last Lok Sabha elections on a Congress ticket. Although he could not win there. Let me tell you, there is no solution in the talks with the government yet. Boxer Vijender Singh said from the farmers' platform, “If the government does not withdraw this black law, I will return my Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award.”

In 2009, boxer Vijender Singh was honored with the Rajiv Gandhi Khelo Ratna Award. He made history by winning a bronze medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. He was the first Indian to win a medal in this competition. He was the second Indian athlete to win a medal at the Beijing Olympics.

Along with winning a bronze medal at the Olympics, Vijender Singh won a bronze model at the 2009 World Championships and the 2010 Commonwealth Games. He won silver medals at the 2006 and 2014 Commonwealth Games. He became a professional in June 2015 and for this reason he did not participate in the 2016 Olympics.