Sports Reporter UDHAMPUR: J&K Indian Style Wrestling Association in collaboration with J&K Police Department, J&K Tourism Department, J&K Bank and Bamhag Kesari Dangal Committee is organising Bamhag Kesari Vishal Dangal on May 17. This Dangal is part of the three-day Moungri Mela at Sardabbar, Kalsote in Tehsil Moungri and district Udhampur. The competition shall be held between 2:00 PM and 6:00 PM at the given venue, a handout issued here on Wednesday informed. Earlier, during the day, the organising committee held a meeting at Katra under the chairmanship of Shiv Kumar Sharma, President J&K Indian Style Wrestling Association. Others who attended the meeting include Swantanter Dev Kotwal Advocate (Chairman Lord Shiv-Parvati Caves (Moungri) Development Board), Sunil Badyal (President District Udhampur Indian Style Wrestling Association), Dr Vikram Gulati, Hans Raj Thakur, Hossiar Singh (former Sarpanch), Om Prakash Verma, Deepak Wazir, Channay Ram, Om Prakash Verma, Naresh Kumar (Pappu Lakri), Pahelwan Kartar Singh and Murli Dhar (Munna). A good number of prominent wrestlers from J&K, neighbouring Punjab, J&K Police, Border Security Force (BSF) and Indian Army are likely to take part in this day-long competition. “For the first time, five women bouts shall take place in this Dangal. All these women participants belong to district Udhampur. While five women wrestlers belong to Government Higher Secondary School Moungri, an equal number are from Higher Secondary School Pouni,” informed Shiv Kumar Sharma. Interested wrestlers of the Jammu region can still contact Shiv Kumar Sharma (94191 61880, 99069-72888) for entries and related queries. A technical team has been set up for smooth conduct of the mega event. The panel include Sunil Badyal, Om Parkash Verma, Tulinder Kumar, Kartar Singh, Lashman Singh Katoch, Sanjeev Sharma, Murli Dhar (Munna), and Hossiar Singh.
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