Goa mo­lesta­tion scan­dal: Par­ents had de­manded wo­man coach

The Times of India (New Delhi edition) - - Times Sport -

Panaji: Was the Goa gov­ern­ment and the Goa Swim­ming As­so­ci­a­tion aware of the al­leged sex­ual ha­rass­ment of girl swim­mers by the ar­rested chief coach Su­ra­jit Gan­guly, much be­fore the video, which shows him al­legedly mo­lest­ing a mi­nor swim­mer, went vi­ral last week?

Ac­cord­ing to an­other video clip, leader of op­po­si­tion Digam­bar Ka­mat, dur­ing the last Assem­bly ses­sion, had warned sports min­is­ter Manohar Aj­gaonkar of pos­si­ble con­se­quences if the state gov­ern­ment did not ap­point a fe­male coach for the train­ing of girl swim­mers.

“Girls are fac­ing em­bar­rass­ment and prob­lems. There is not a sin­gle wo­man coach. Please keep it in mind. It is very im­por­tant or to­mor­row I do not know what ill-con­se­quences it will have. The par­ents are in­sist­ing on a women coach, which is very fair,” Ka­mat had told the state leg­isla­tive assem­bly. “There are many girls who are en­rolled for swim­ming. Their par­ents un­of­fi­cially com­plain to us. They want a wo­man coach for swim­ming.”

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