Jammu Tawi, April 16
Abdul Gani of Mallerkotla in Punjab today lifted the Jhajjar Kotli Kesari dangal title defeating Bhupinder of Ajnala in Punjab in the main bout that lasted for 23 minutes at Jhajjar Kotli in district Jammu. Dangal was organized by Jhajjar kotli Dangal Committee in collaboration with J&K Indian Style Wrestling Association under the overall supervision of president of the Association, Shiv Kumar Sharma and chairman Shining Star School Jhajjar Kotli, Dugra Dass Thappa. Chairman of J&K Indian Style Wrestling Association, Prem Choudhary was chief guest, who distributed cash prizes among the winners and runners-up wrestlers. Prominent among others present included general secretary District Reasi Indian Style Wrestling Association, Naresh Kumar, Balkar Singh, SHO Rakesh Singh, Bashmir Mohd, Rakesh Badyal (District Social Welfare Officer), Rashid Mohd. (Naib Tehsildar), Varun Sanmotra, Yash Paul Sharma, Rehmat Ali, Mohd. SaDiq and Madan Mohan Dubey. In all, 45 bouts were played in this dangal. Winner of the main bout, Abdul Gani was awarded with cash prize of Rs 25,000 while runners-up Bhupinder given away a cash prize of Rs 16,000. The second main bout won by Kapil of Guru Hanuman Akhara Delhi who defeated Nisar Ahmed of Doda of J&K Police while third bout went to Ishaq (Lallu) of Bajrangi Akhara Jammu who beat Gursewak of BSF of Chandigarh. In fourth bout claimed by Ajay Sharma of Udhampur beating Gurmail of BSF of Chandigarh while Narinder of BSF defeated Mohd. Akram of Chouadi in Jammu in the fifth main bout. Jhajjar Kotli Dangal Committee members and technical officials who helped in the conduct of this dangal were Ravi Kumar Baru, Swarn Singh Charak, Dugra Dass Thappa, Sanjay Kumar Dubey, Om Parkash Dubey, Bashir Mohd. Malik, Vijay Kumar Dubey, Rajesh Baru, Ama Din Gujar, Mustaq (Sonu), Surat Singh, Bishan Dass Sharma, Seshu Paul Singh, Romail Singh, Hussian Mohd., Sunil Advocate, Rinku Numberdar, Rinku Baru, Madan Mohan Dubey, Tara Mani Dubey, Yash Paul Dubey, Neelam Baru, Om Parkash, Sat Paul Baru, Prem Chand, Ajay Sharma, Sunny (Airtel), Mohd. Fareed, Tulinder Kumar, Raj Singh, Om Parkash Verma and Sat Paul Verma.
Other Results: Roshan Lal Sharma of Muthi of J&K Police beat Narinder of Ajnala, Jakker of Sarore beat Sheru of Pathankot, Panku of Jammu beat Bahadur of Pathankot, Feeza of Billawar beat Man Hussian of R.S Pura, Gopal Sharma of Jindrah beat Manjit of Phagwara, Murad Ali of Domana beat Ajeet of Pathankot, Sachin of Guru Hanuman Akhara beat Talab of Mallerkotla, Arif of Manwal beat Laikat Ali of Bajrangi Akhara Jammu, Ali of Pathankot beat Bharat Bushan of Domana, Danesh of Chandigarh beat Bobari of Sarore and Muneer of Jammu beat Manjeet of BSF of Chandigarh.