new Delhi. Former hockey player and Haryana Sports Minister Sandeep Singh has resigned. He resigned as a minister after being accused of molesting a junior women’s coach. Please inform that a case was registered against Sandeep Singh in the molestation case. After preliminary investigation, the police have registered an FIR against Sandeep Singh. A team of 3 police officers is probing the matter. While talking to the media after resigning, Sandeep Singh said, an atmosphere has been created to tarnish my image. The wrong allegations leveled against me by a junior coach of a sports department, I would like a proper investigation and the investigation is going on. Whenever his report comes, after that report, due to morality and humanity, I hand over my sports department to the Chief Minister.
Haryana | Female coach who filed a sexual harassment complaint against State Minister Sandeep Singh met Home Minister, in Ambala
“He harassed me physically & mentally. At first, I tried to avoid him but he continued to harass me. I’m hopeful that action will be taken,” she says. pic.twitter.com/mE8bdDliX2
— ANI (@ANI) January 1, 2023
Please tell that the junior women’s coach informed the Chandigarh Police about the entire incident that happened to her in a written complaint. A case has been registered against Sandeep Singh on December 31 under sections 354, 354A, 354B, 342, and 506 of the IPC. The lady coach has accused Haryana Sports Minister Sandeep Singh that the former hockey player molested her. The woman had also complained to the Chief Minister and the Home Minister of the state. On the other hand, Sandeep denied the allegations leveled by the women’s coach. At present, the police is engaged in the investigation of the case.
FIR registered against Haryana Sports Minister Sandeep Singh (in file pic) following a complaint by a female coach accusing him of sexual harassment. A case has been registered under sections 354, 354A, 354B, 342, and 506 IPC. Investigation underway: PRO, Chandigarh Police pic.twitter.com/9o8Dl9GIk7
— ANI (@ANI) January 1, 2023
Know who is Sandeep Singh-
Let us tell you who is Sandeep Singh who had to resign from the ministerial post due to allegations of molestation. He was born on 27 February 1986. Sandeep Singh was born in Shahabad, Kurukshetra, Haryana. He got the curiosity to play hockey from his elder brother. Sandeep Singh’s elder brother used to play hockey and it was only after seeing him that he got inspired to play hockey. Then he started focusing on hockey. After this, after hard work, he made his place in the Indian hockey team. Not only this, he later also became the captain of the hockey team.
Under the leadership of Sandeep, the team won the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup in the year 2009. Apart from this, under the captaincy of Sandeep Singh, the hockey team also qualified for the 2012 Olympics after 8 years. He was also awarded the Arjuna Award for his excellent sports performance. Once when he was traveling by train, he was shot in the leg in an accident. After this it seemed that Sandeep Singh’s career would come to a complete halt. But with his hard work, he made it back to the hockey team.
A movie has been made on the life of Sandeep Singh.
Tell that producer Shaad Ali had also made a Surma on Sandeep Singh’s real life. In which his character was played by Punjabi singer Diljit Dosanjh. Apart from this, he was also given the post of DSP in Haryana Police. But later he resigned from the post of DSP due to joining BJP and contesting elections. BJP fielded Sandeep Singh from Pehowa seat in Haryana Vidhansabha in the year 2019 and he also won the election from this seat. Apart from this, he has also appeared as a judge in the TV show MTV Roadies.