State Times, Jammu
ST News Service
JAMMU--1st Oct.: Pahalwan Roshan of Muthi, Jammu lifted the 12th Pallanwala Kesri title by defeating Pahalwan Hoshiar of Punjab in a tough and interesting bout at Government Higher Secondary School ground Pallanwala.
The winner Pahalwan was awarded a traditional award (Malli) and a cash prize where as the runners up Pahalwan was also given a cash prize.
A total of 40 bouts were fought in the mega Dangal conducted under the supervision of technical officials from the J and K State Youth Services and Sports Department. The Dangal which is an annual feature in the remote border village of Pallanwalla was organised by Pallanwala Dangal Committee on the auspicious occasion of Dussehra.
On the occasion, old wrestlers of the adjoining areas were also honoured and presented a Pagri and a shawl. Sudershan Kumar, KAS who hails from this remote border village and is a founder member of the organising committee, was the Chief Guest.