JAMMU, October 26: To further encourage and to extend gratitude to those involved in successful conduct of the recently held 6th Mission Dosti Rustam-e-Indo-Pak wrestling competition, Jammu and Kashmir Indian Style Wrestling Association felicitated wrestlers, officials and those technical people in a function held at Katra.
In this well attended function, Member Legislative Assembly (MLA) Reasi, Baldev Raj Sharma was chief guest while Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Police, Udhampur- Reasi range, Gulzar Singh Slathia presided.
Appreciating the role of J&K Indian Style Wrestling Association in promoting the indigenous game in the Jammu and Kashmir, the chief guest said that it was due to the dedicated efforts a team led by president of the Association that Indo-Pak dangal held at the holy town for the sixth time in a row.
Speaking on the occasion, DIG complemented the organizers for providing the local masses a grand sporting event of international repute at their door steps. He appreciated the efforts of the Association for popularizing wrestling game among the rural masses.
Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP), Anand Jain, Assistant Commissioner Revenue, Sukhdev Singh, Assistant Director Youth Services and Sports Department, Ashok Kumar, Retd. SP, Prithivi Raj Sharma, Rakesh Wazir, Advocate Kuldeep, Advocate Swatanter Dev Kotwal and Sher Singh also lauded the efforts the Association.
Later, president of the Association, Shiv Kumar Sharma expressed his gratitude to Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board, J&K Tourism Department, Navratra Festival Committee, Katra Municipal Committee, District Administration and locals of Katra for extending their active support for the successful conduct of 6th Mission Dosti Indo- Pak wrestling event.
Among others present were president Hotel and Restaurant Association of Katra, Sham Lal Kesar, sports lovers and prominent citizens of the town.