Udhampur/Jammu,April 19 (Scoop News) – J&K Police wrestler Benia of Basantgarh clinched the 49th Annual Late Pujari Amar Nath Memorial Maha Dangal-2011 by beating wrestler Sukha of Rajasthan in the main bout that lasted for 21 minutes at Sports Stadium Subash Nagar, Udhampur last evening.
Dangal was organized by Amar Nath Dangal Samiti Udhampur Mukti youth club Udhampur under the aegis of J&K Indian Style Wrestling Association under the overall supervision of President J&K Indian Style Wrestling Association Shiv Kumar Sharma.
Deputy Commissioner Udhampur, Baseer Ahmad Khan was the chief guest on the occasion and blessed the wrestlers.
Winner of 1st Malli Benia received a cash prize of Rs. 4500/- in addition to Silver Gurj (Gadda) and Patta by Shiv Kumar Sharma, Chairperson Amar Nath Dangal Samiti Mrs. Gita Devi and Swantantar Dev Kotwal while runner-up Wrestler, Sukha got Rs. 3,000/- as cash prize money.
In all 37 bouts were played in the Vishal Dangal. In second main bout, Kalu of Shiv Mandir Akhara Jammu who beat Raju of Kapurthalla in
Amar Nath Dangal Samiti members and technical officials who helped in smooth conduct of this dangal were Mrs. Gita Devi, Chander Mohan Sharma, Sudhir Kumar, Yash Kumar, Ranjeet Kumar, Sansar Chand, Javed Ahmed, Sahil Kumar, Bonny, Rakeash Kumar, Amitabh, Narinder, Shambu Sharma, Ramink Sharma, Tara Chand, Santosh Chand Patwari, Swantantar Dev Kotwal, Vijay Singh (Biju), Mohd. Fareed, Laxman Singh and Tulinder Singh.
Other Results:- Shesh Kumar beat Ali, Yasheen beat Devinder, Jamat Ali beat Gurdev Singh, Makhan Din beat Billu, Subash Chander beat Kewal Krishan, Sat Paul beat Majeed, Sonu beat Ramesh Kumar, Devinder beat Kaka, Krishan beat Billu, Baboo beat Mangha, Prabhat Singh beat Sonu, Babu Din beat Vijay, Ajay beat Vijay and Dillar Khan beat Farooq.
Speaking on the occasion, Shiv Kumar Sharma lauded the efforts of the Amar Nath Dangal Samiti and Mukti Youth Club in making the dangal a grand success. He extended his warm greeting to all the wrestlers who participated. Sharma today urged the State Government, Sports Councils and Minister for Medical & Technical Education and youth Services & Sports, R,
Prominent persons Pawan Gupta, Dhani Ram Atri, Radhey Sham, S. Surinder, Ram Parshotam Sharma, Vikram Singh Slathia, Mohinder Choudhary, Sunil Badiyal, Balwan Singh also witnessed the Dangal.