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Oct 17, 2009

Benia lifts Bhamag Kesari title

Daily Excelsior

Pahalwan Benia posing for a photograph after winning the Bhamag Kesari title.

JAMMU, May 17: Pahalwan Benia defeated Ahmad Ali in a tough bout to lift 11th Annual Bhamag Kesari Dangal.
He was awarded with a cash prize of Rs 1500 alongwith traditional Silver Gurj, Patta and gold medal while pahalwan Amjad Ali pocketed a sum of Rs 1,100.
In other bouts, Sonu beat Kuldeep while the bout between Kalu and Abdul Rashid ended in a tie.
Total 37 bouts were played. The dangal was organised by the J&K Indian Style Wrestling Association under the supervision of its president Shiv Kumar Sharma.
IGP (Retd) SS Bijral was the chief guest on the occasion while Shiv Kumar Sharma presided over.
Subash Chander Dogra and Manager of J&K Bank, Panchari were the guests of honour.

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