Katra: Punjab Wrestler Abdul Gani of Malerkotla in Punjab clinched "2nd Rustam-E-Chanderkote Tittle 2014" by defeating Harayana Kesari Wrestler Bhollu of Naresh Dhaiya Delhi in first malli main bout that lasted for 16 minutes at Govt. High School Chanderkote in Tehsil and District Ramban mega Vishal Dangal was organized by Dangal Committee Kunfer chanderkote in collaboration with J&K Indian Style Wrestling Association under the overall supervision of President J&K Indian Style Wrestling Association Shiv Kumar Sharma chairman Chanderkote Dangal Committee Amjid Ali and President Majad Ali.
Winner wrestler of first bout Gani was awarded with handsome cash prize of Rs. 31,000/- along with Patta by Sena Medal Brig. Bhuvesh Kumar Commander and Treasurer Indian Style Wrestling Association Shiv Kumar Sharma while cash prize of Rs 21,000/- was given to runner up Wrestler Bhollu by MLA Ramban Ashok Kumar and Amjid Ali. Total 54 bouts were played in the one day long dangal. Second main bout was won by Benia Min of J&K Police who defeated Wrestler Kapil of Delhi. Cash prize of Rs 25,000/- was cash awarded to Wrestler Benia Min by Majid Ali and Sarpanch Nasir Ali while runner-up Wrestler Kapil got Rs 17,000/-by Sarpanch Mustaq Ahmed and Naib Sarpanch Rafayat Ali. 3rd bout was won by Nisar Ahmed of Doda who defeated Kulbir Singh of Kot Bhawal Jammu.
Sena Medal Brig. Bhuvesh Kumar, Commander 11 Sector RR was the chief guest on the occasion who distributed cash prize among the Wrestlers. President Senior Citizens Welfare Forum Katra who is also President J&K Indian Style Wrestling Association presided over the function. MLA Ramban Ashok Kumar was the chief guest of honour. Col R.K.Singh officiating CO, Lt. Col C.K. Nigam and District Reasi General Secretary Indian Style Wrestling Association Naresh Kumar (Pappu Lakri) were the prominent persons who were also present on the occasion.
Member of Chanderkote Dangal Committee and those technical officials who helped for smooth conduct of dangal were Amjid Ali (Chairman), Majad Ali (President), Sarpanch Nasir Ali, Sarpanch Mushtaq Ahmed, Naib Sarpanch Rafayat Ali, Irfan Haider, Firdos Ali, Mohd. Rafiq, Sadam Ahmed, Advocate Arun Raja, Kafayat Ali, Abrar Ahmed, Contractor Raj Kumar, Land Holder Mehmood Ali, Mehfuz Ali, Naresh Kumar Pappu Lakri), Deepak Wazir, Murli Dhar (Munna), Vijay Singh (Biju), Retd. Capt. Lehar Singh, Tulinder Kumar, Mohd. Fareed, Laxhman Singh Katoch and Santokh Chand.
Chairman Chanderkote Dangal Committee Amjid Ali extend thanks to all those who extend financial and physical support in smooth conduct of Vishal Dangal. He urged for contribution of support to make a grand success every year at Chanderkote (Ramban). Shiv Kumar Sharma appreciated the effort of organizers for holding such type of mega Dangal. He said holding of such events in the State were send a massage of love, peace, unity, enjoy and brotherhood to the entire country. He made appeal to the young generation to adopt wrestling for healthier life and bright future. He also assured full support would be provided for organizing wrestling event next year. He extend warm greeting to all the wrestlers who participated.