Press Esc to close
Tuesday 25 April 2017
News updated at 7:55 PM IST

Kabaddi coach faints after MLA's dress taunt

Gurgaon, Mar 23, 2013, Agencies: 11:06 IST
Sunil Dabas
Dronacharya awardee and national-level Kabaddi coach Sunil Dabas on Friday fainted and fell down from the dais, apparently after hearing a remark on her attire by a Congress MLA.

Dabas, head of the physical education department at Dronacharya Government College here, was told by Congress legislator from Badshahpur, Rao Dharam Pal, that she should wear a “good dress” instead of shirt and trousers, police said.

The MLA, who was the chief guest at the college for its annual day function, was being introduced to the college staff. When it was Dabas’s turn, he reportedly told her: “You are a good player and a good coach also, you should wear a good dress.”
She was reportedly wearing a cream-coloured shirt and black trouser, while other women staff were dressed traditionally.

When the programme started, the MLA again hinted at her outfit, the police said. Dabas fainted and fell from the dais after some time, they added. Her husband, Vivek Dabas, also claimed that his wife fainted after the legislator made a remark on her clothes. She became unconscious after her heartbeat and blood pressure went up, he claimed.

Dabas was taken to a private hospital and later shifted to Medicity Medanta hospital here. Students of the college protested against the remarks made by the legislator, claiming that Dabas fainted because she felt humiliated.

But Dharampal denied remarking on the coach’s clothes. “Maine to kaha tha ki beti tum bahut badi khiladi ho, bahut inaam tumne jeete hain, dhang se raha karo (I just said daughter, you are a big player, you have won many awards, you should behave properly),” the legislator said.

The MLA said he was “himself a student of the college and wanted to morally teach the staff to wear good dresses to give a good message to the students.”Meanwhile, Pal apologised for his remark on Saturday.

Go to Top

Photo Gallery
Injured CRPF being brought to Raipur for treatment on Monday follwing a Maoist attack at Burkapal ..

Injured CRPF being brought to Raipur for treatment on Monday follwing a Maoist attack at Burkapal ..

Police in action students who were throwing brick bats on them during clashes in the vicinity of ...

Police in action students who were throwing brick bats on them during clashes in the vicinity of ...

LJP activists take part in a candle light vigil to pray for CRPF jawans lost their lives in a ...

LJP activists take part in a candle light vigil to pray for CRPF jawans lost their lives in a ...

Remains of the iconic Hall of Nations structure at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi on Monday...

Remains of the iconic Hall of Nations structure at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi on Monday...

Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar being greeted by his fans on his 44th birthday at his residence in Mumbai

Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar being greeted by his fans on his 44th birthday at his residence in Mumbai

Girl students pelt stones at security personnel during clashes in the vicinity of Lal Chowk in ...

Girl students pelt stones at security personnel during clashes in the vicinity of Lal Chowk in ...

College girls shout slogans at a protest against the recent police action on students, in Srinagar..

College girls shout slogans at a protest against the recent police action on students, in Srinagar..

Potato farmers holding a protest over their various demands including proper cold storage ...

Potato farmers holding a protest over their various demands including proper cold storage ...

A man holds his head in despair after grains got drenched in rains at a market in Bikaner on ...

A man holds his head in despair after grains got drenched in rains at a market in Bikaner on ...

Woakes jubiliate with his teammates after the dismissal of Stuart Binny

Woakes jubiliate with his teammates after the dismissal of Stuart Binny

Like us on Facebook

Copyright 2017, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523
Powered by Yodasoft Technologies Pvt. Ltd.