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Nov 10, 2009

Pamma lifts Nagrota Kesari dangal title

JAMMU, Nov 09: Pahalwan Pamma of Dera Baba Nanak in Punjab lifted the Sixth Annual Nagrota Kesari Dangal title outplaying Gurvinder Singh of Garh Shanker, again from Punjab, in a tough bout that lasted for 27 minutes at Nagrota, near here.
Member Legislative Assembly, Jugal Kishore Sharma was chief guest, who along with president J&K Indian Style Wrestling Association, Shiv Kumar Sharma presented a cash prize of Rs 13,000 to pahalwan Pamma while runners-up, Gurvinder got Rs 8,000 as prize money. The day-long dangal was organised by Nagrota Dangal Committee under the aegis of J&K Indian Style Wrestling Association.
In all, 58 bouts were played in this dangal. The second main bout between pahalwan Benia of J&K Police and Sombir of Rohtak in Haryana remained undecided resulting into organizers gave away Rs 6,000 to both the wrestlers. In the third main bout, Bhurra of Pathankot defeated pahalwan Kundu Patel of Guru Hanuman Akhara Delhi. Pahalwan Pintu of Pathankot clinched the fourth bout trouncing Rishi Paul of Jullandhar in Punjab.
Speaking on the occasion, Shiv Kumar Sharma complimented Nagrota Dangal Committee for making the event a regular feature for the last six years.
Technical officials, who helped in the smooth conduct of dangal included Om Parkash Sharma, Mohd Fareed, Madan Lal and Ashu. Association members, who contributed for the success of dangal included Madan Lal, Varinder Sharma, Kulwant Singh, Zorawar Singh, Neeraj Kumar, Koshal Kumar, Heem Raj, Vijay Kumar, Ved Paul and Ashu.
Other Results: Satish Kumar of Jallandhar bt Akram of Jammu; Naresh of Rohtak bt Bobari of Shiv Mandir Akhara Jammu; Mukha of BSF of Dinanagar bt Jagga; Onkar Singh of BSF of Kathua bt Gosha; Kaka of Pahtankot bt Anil Kumar (Mohanu) of Jammu; Kuldeep Singh of Ladda bt Vijay Kumar of Ramnagar; Murad Ali of Jammu bt Akram of Jammu. Bouts between Kulbir Singh of Kot Bhalwal (Jammu) and Sandeep of Rohtak and Sonu of Delhi and Attar Din of Shiv Mandir Akhara Jammu ended in draw.

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