The Bamas Akahada today felicitated Mr Habeeb Abdullah Jillani who won the Rustum-E- Deccan (Kesari) award in the 15th state level Indian Wrestling competition conducted by SAAP here on February 15.
Editor of Siasat Urdu daily Mr Zahid Ali Khan, who was the Chief Guest on the occasion, said that wrestling was one of the oldest sport in the Indian style. Being a Hyderabadi, he is proud of Mr Habbeeb Abdullah who won the medal. He said that the government has been neglecting the old sport of wrestling. He urged the government to give state Award to wrestlers who won the medal, and encourage the sport. He urged the government to help the players of the State to participate in the National Level games. He urged the government to develop and encourage the sport.
Mr Habeeb Abdullah Jillani has won the medal in the 80-120 Kg category in the state level competition. He urged the government to provide equipment, job and financial support to him to participate in the national and international games.