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JAMMU, June 24: Wrestler Mohd.Akram of Jammu today clinched the 22nd Annual Showa Kesari Dangal title held at Showa in block and district Reasi. Dangal was organised by Showa Dangal Committee in collaboration with J&K Indian Style Wrestling Association.
In the main bout, Mohd, Akram defeated Bagga of Kot Bhalwal in Jammu. Mohd Akram awarded with a cash prize of Rs 3,000 while runner-up, Bagga got Rs 2,000.
State general secretary of BSP and senior vice president of Hotel and Restaurant Association Katra, Rakesh Wazir was chief guest who gave away cash prizes. President J&K Indian Style Wrestling Association, Shiv Kumar Sharma presided.
Block Development Officer Bhalwal, Aziz Kesar, Naib Tehsildar Mahesh Sharma and PDP leader Rashpal Singh were guests of honour. Sarpanches Balbir Singh, Amar Nath, Rehmat Ali, Mumtaz Ahmed naib Sarpanch Ram Lal and Panch Mool Raj were among others present.
In all, 51 bouts took place in this day-long dangal. The second main bout won by Murad Ali of Domana beating Mohd. Nisar of Doda while third bout went to Lallu of Bajrangi Akhara Jammu, who beat Gamma of Doda.
Mohd Sadiq of Domana beat Pritam of Dhar Dalocha in the fourth bout while Shetu of Akhnoor trounced Javed Khan of Nargada in the fifth main bout. In the sixth bout, Mohd. Asaf of Bajrangi Akhara Jammu trounced Devinder of Domana.
Member and technical officials, who were part of this dangal included Sarpanch Mumtaj Ahmed, Panch Mohd Raj, Shiv Kumar, Govind Ram, Ram Dayal, Dr, Ravi Kumar, Rashpal Chand, Mohd. Fareed, Raj Hussain, Bittu Raina, Om Parkash Sharma, Allah Mai (Ranga), Naresh Kumar, Shamsher Singh and Noor Ali.
Others Results: Niaz Ali of Raipur beat Sujjat of Domana, Sethi of Domana beat Jakker of Doda, s Prem Verma of Jhiri beat Dinu of Kathua, Murad Ali of Domana beat Rahul of R.S Pura, Mohd Sadiq of Domana beat Deepu of R.S Pura and Amir Khan of Nargada beat Vijay of Bai Bajalta Jammu. Meanwhile, Showa Dangal Committee felicitated star wrestlers Benia of J&K Police and presented him a cash prize of Rs 11,000.