Indo-Pak wrestling Championship from Oct 15 in J&K

"Ist Mission Dosti Rustam-E-IndoPak Dangal is scheduled to be held on October 15 in Jammu, the winter capital city," President JKISWA, Shiv Kumar Sharma told reporters today.

"Holding of such a wrestling championship will not only ensure entertainment to the people of Jammu and Kashmir but will help in building confidence, brotherhood, love and friendly relations between people of two countries," he said.

Sharma said that international and national wrestlers from Maharashtra, Delhi, Haryana, Punjab, UP, HP, Chandigarh, Railways, BSF, Air Force, Army, J&K Police and J&K state will participate in the one-day wrestling event.

Ten wrestlers from Pakistan -- Mohammad Umair, Bilal Hussain, Mohammad Falahudin, Israr Hussain Awan, Sadiq Ali, Mohammad Bashir, Mohammad Shafiq, Mohammad Maroof, Yousef Riaz and Abdul Majeed are expected to take part in the event and have already given their consent, he said.

A Amount of Rs 6 lakh will be spent in hosting the event and prize money has been kept at Rs 51,000 in addition to traditional Silver Gurj (Gadda) and patta.

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