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Nov 8, 2011

Chandigarh Police to Organise Dangal

Tribune News Service 
Chandigarh, November 4
In an effort to enhance sports and on the occasion of police week, the Chandigarh Police for the first time has decided to organise a ‘dangal’ (wrestling competition) on November 9.

The UT Police will organise its first wrestling dangal at Sports Complex, Sector 7, here. Sources said the authorities are also making an effort to invite WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment) star ‘Khali’, to promote the game and the event.

Olympian Sushil Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt have confirmed their presence to boost the confidence of the participants. Officials said any player of any age group can participate in the tournament.

The organisers have also decided to give a cash award of Rs 1,11000, Rs 1 lakh and Rs 31,000 to the first three position holders in the special category while except this, a total cash prize of Rs 82,000 will also be distributed among the winning grapplers.

Notably, famous wrestlers including Rubble Khanna, Sunny Lilia, Sombir, Jassu, Jassa Nada , Satinder and Sarvar pehalwan will vie for the title.

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