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Aug 18, 2010

Wrestler Sunny of Punjab wins Dalhousie Kesari Dangal

JAMMU: Sunny of Jallandhar clinched the “63rd Annual Dalhousie (H.P), Kesari Dangal title beating wrestler Sonu of Nurpur in Hamachal Pardesh in the main bout played at Samadhi Sathal Panj Pulla in Dalhousie on the other day.
This Dangal was organised by Desh Bhagat Sardar Ajit Singh Memorial Sabha in memory of uncle of Saheed Bhagat Singh Late Sardar Ajit Singh. Being organised since 1948, dangal was part of the annual mela at Dalhousie. Winner of main bout Sunny received a cash prize of Rs 8,100 in addition to a Gurj (Gadda) from president, J and K Indian Style Wrestling Association, Shiv Kumar Sharma, who was chief guest on the occasion. Runners-up, Sonu got Rs 6,100. Pappu Lakri of Katra was guest of honour in this Dangal. Speaking to the gathering, Shiv Kumar Sharma lauded the efforts of organising committee of the Sabha in making Dangal a success.

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