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After Indian football team captain Sunil Chhetri’s video went viral on the internet, another such video of disrespecting sportspersons is doing rounds on the internet. In the video, it can be seen that the women Kabaddi players were fed on the floor of the men’s toilet.

Over 200 players at a state-level tournament in the Saharanpur district of Uttar Pradesh were competing in the Under-17 women’s kabaddi tournament.

Yogi Adityanath-led UP government has ordered a probe into the matter and the Saharanpur sports officer Animesh Saxena has been suspended. The government has directed ADM Finance and Revenue, Rajnish Kumar Mishra to probe the matter.

The Directorate of Sports had sought a reply from the district magistrate in connection with the incident.

In the video, the food including rice, dal, and curry can be seen being served to the players from the vessels placed on the toilet floor near the gates of the Bhimrao Ambedkar Stadium in Saharanpur.

The players also claimed that they were served half-cooked food that was kept on the toilet floor because of a shortage of space. There were claims that the cook kept the food on the toilet floor after players complained about the half-cooked food.


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