Katra/Jammu,(Scoop News)- Wrestler Yudhvir of Haryana
The wrestling championship was organized as a part of Navratra Festival by the J&K Indian Style Wrestling Association with the active support of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board(SMVDSB),
In other main contests, Wrestler Vikram of U.P,
The Minister for Youth Services and Sports, R.S.Chib who was the chief guest on the occasion complemented the J&K Indian Style Wrestling Association, SMVDSB, District Administration and all other agencies for holding prestigious wrestling event at Katra to promote goodwill between the different countries.
Chib said that
Wrestler Yudhvir was awarded Silver Gurj, Patta and cash prize of Rs.55,000 and the runner up got cash reward of Rs.45,000.
On the occasion Olympian Wrestler Yogeswar Dutt and President J&K Indian Style Wrestling Association, Shiv Kumar Sharma was also honored.
District Administration has made elaborate arrangements of security, traffic regulations, drinking water and power supply and sanitation etc.
Among others, Legislatures, Balwant Singh Mankotia, Baldev Raj Sharma, Jugal Kishore Sharma, Lal Chand, Bharat Bhusan, DIG, Jagjit Kumar, Senior Superintendent of Police, Raghubir Singh, Addl. SP, Mohan Lal, President Wrestling Federation of India, Ram Aasrey Yadav, President J&K Indian Style Wrestling Association, Shiv Kumar Sharma, Members of the Navratra festival committee, prominent citizens, large number of yatris and local people were present on the occasion.