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JAMMU, Jan 15: Benia of J&K Police lifted “114th annual Panthal Kesari 2014” title by defeating Monu Pal of Harayana Police in a neck to neck fight played at Panthal in Reasi.
He was adjudged as the best wrestler in the Dangal. It was organized by Shri Swami Nitya Nand Dangal Committee under the aegis of J&K Indian Style Wrestling Association.
The winner of the 1st malli was awarded a cash prize of Rs 18,000 in additional to
“Silver Gurj (Gadda) and Patta” by S.P Katra Kulvir Singh and President J&K Indian Style wrestling Association Shiv Kumar Sharma while runner –up wrestler Monu Pal got Rs 13,000.
In the said Dangal 70 bouts were played, the second main bout was played between wrestler Mohan Lal (Mohanu) of Sat Paul Akhara of Delhi versus Yodha of Attari Amritsar. Mohan Lal won the bout and got a cash prize of Rs 15,000. In the third main bout Kaka of R.S Pura defeated Johny of Attari, Amritsar.
In other bouts, Inderjeet of Amritsar beat Bobri of Sarore, Pritam Singh of Reasi beat Sajjad Ahmed of Udhampur, Liaqat Ali of Panthal beat Nishat of Jammu, Shindha of Amritsar beat Gopal Sharma of Jindrah, Amir khan of Bajarangi Akhara Jammu beat Vinay of Haryana, Charrat of Attari beat Murad Ali of Domana Akhara, Arjun of Amritsar beat Billa of Jammu, Balli of Domana Akhara beat Sonu of Attari, Asif of Jammu beat Arjun of Amritsar, Bouts between Kalu of Bishnah V/s Roshan Lal of J&K Police, Sadiq of Domana Akhara V/s Nissar Mohd. of Doda, Daler Khan of J&K Police V/s Farooq of Sarore and Lallu of Bajarangi Akhara Jammu V/s Ballu of Dera Baba Nanak ended in a draw.
Members and technical officials were Pritam Magotra, Parshotam Mengi, Prem Padha, Mukesh khajuria, Birjesh Khajuria, Om Parkash, Parsotam, Mohd. Fareed, Om Parkash Sharma, Capt (Retd) Lehar Singh Vijay Singh (Viju),Abdul Pahelwan, Ramnik Nowada, Murli Dhar (Munna), Virender Sharma and Raj Hussain.