Jammu Kashmir Newspoint
Jammu Tawi, September 16
Organised by J&K Indian Style Wrestling Association in association with Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board, the 6th annual Mission-Dosti Rustam-e-Indo-Pak Dangal shall take place at Vivekanand Sports Stadium Katra on October 14.
Dangal, part of the 15th Navratra Festival, shall take place on seventh Navratra. This was decided in a meeting held at central office of Shrine Board under the chairmanship of Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Dr Pawan Kotwal, who is also chairman of the Navratra Festival Committee.
Among others who attended the meeting were president of J&K Indian Style Wrestling Association, Shiv Kumar Sharma as also other senior officers of the district administration.
Besides the bouts between prominent Pakistani and Indian wrestlers, fights between other participants from states like Maharashtra, Delhi, Haryana, Punjab and Himachal Pradesh have also been arranged by the organizing committee so as to make it an interesting event.
The organizers have decided to present a cash prize of Rs 50,000 to the winner of main bout besides the title. Ten wresters who have confirmed their entries from Pakistan are Abdul Majeed, Yousaf Riaz, Maroof, Muhammad Shafiq, Muhammad Bashir Alias Bhola, Safdar Ali and Israr Hussain.