Punjab Wrestler Jagroop clinched the 3rd Annual Kawa Kesari Dangal outplaying Amit of Guru Hanuman Akhara Delhi rather easily in the main bout played at Govt. High School Kawa near Railway Station Udhampur.
For the title win, Jagroop received handsome cash prize of Rs 12,000 in addition to traditional Silver Gurj (Gadda) and Patta from chief guest, president J&K Indian Style Wrestling Association, Shiv Kumar Sharma and Sarpanch Kawa Durga Dass Padha while runner-up wrestler Amit got Rs 12,000 as cash prize money from Sarpanch Chamba Sham Singh and Papu Lakri of Katra.
Prominent among others present were Sarpanch Chamba (Katra), Sham Singh, District Horticulture officer Udhampur, Virender Sharma and Assistant Director (Retd.) Youth Service and Sports, Pritam Singh Kotwal were guests of honour. Members of organizing committee and those technical officials who helped in smooth conduct of Dangal were Sarpanch Durga Dass Padha, Modan Lal Sharma, Sat Paul Sharma, Raj Mohd., Rajinder Singh Katoch, Sheikhar Sharma, Vijay Kumar Sharma, Balwant Dubey, Gurmeet Singh, Kartar Chand, Raj Kishore, Parveen Kumar, Subash Kumar, Pritam Singh, Ex-Capt. Kapoor Singh, Mohd. Fareed, Vijay Singh, Sanjeev Sharma, Lashman, Ex-Sarpanch Tulinder Singh, Om Parkaash Verma, Virender Sharma and Papu Lakri. In all, 45 bouts were played in this day-long dangal.
Second main bout went to wrestler Bagga of Amritsar who defeated wrestler Sukha of Rajasthan. While third bout was won by Pankaj Raina of Guru Hanuman Akhara Delhi beating Jodha of Amritsar. Anuj of Guru Hanuman Akhara Delhi beat Satnam of Rajasthan in fourth main bout.
Other Results: Arjun of Power House Udhampur beat Kaka of Kawa, Ravinder of MP beat Rajesh of J&K Police, Satnam of Rajasthan beat Atterdin of Jammu, Jakker (Billu) of Jindarh beat Chotu of Kawa, Vijay of Choprashop beat Attru of Udhampur, Gurjant of Atri beat Jaswant of Rajasthan, Surinder of U.P beat Bagga of Atri, Ravinder of Haryana beat Chart of Atri, Billu of Atri beat Pritam Singh of Reasi, Rajeah of U P, beat Veer Singh of Reasi, Kudeep of Udhampur beat Rajveer of Gwalior, Billu of Haryana beat Makhan of Kathua, Subash of Udhampur beat Dimple of U P, and Rajesh of Mathura beat Rinku of Udhampur.