Sports Reporter REASI: Pahelwan Vikas of Bahadurgarh (Haryana) lifted the 28th Annual Dera Kesari Dangal defeating Sagar of Uttar Pradesh in the title bout that took place at Holy Shrine of Dera Baba Banda Bahadur in district Reasi. Dangal was organised by Dera Baba Banda Bahadur Prabandhak Committee, Baba Banda Bahadur Sikh Samardi in association with J&K Indian Style Wrestling Association under the overall supervision of Association President, Shiv Kumar Sharma and Baba Jatinder Paul Singh Sodhi (Gaddinasheen). Social worker and ex-Sarpanch of Noorwala (Panipat), Dharambir Gurdatta was the Chief Guest, who distributed cash prizes among the winners and runners-up wrestlers. Shiv Kumar Sharma was the Guest of Honour. Prof Parambir Singh of Punjabi University Patiala, Krishan Paul Jawa Vice Chairman of Baba Banda Singh Bahadur Sikh Sampardai, B.K Sharma, Sub- Inspector, Sarpanch Bodh Raj and Sarpanch Sukhdev Singh were among other prominent persons present. In all, 24 bouts took place in this day-long Dangal. Winner of the main bout, Vikas was awarded with Rs 500o cash prize while runners-up wrestler got Rs 4,000. Dera Baba Banda Bahadur Prabandhak Committee members and technical officials included Baba Jatinder Paul Singh Sodhi (Gaddhinasheen), Malik Ram Lubhaya Paruthi (Chairman), Ved Parkash Makker, Mohd Fareed, Tulinder Kumar, Munshi Ram and Murli Dhar (Munna). Other Results: Punit of Panipat beat Salman of Udhampur; Sandeep of Delhi beat Gourav of UP; Ali of Kathua beat Varinder of Panipat; Mehar Din of Delhi beat Murad Ali of Domana; Munu of Domana Akhara beat Javed of Delhi; Choota Benia of Udhampur beat Sachin of Haryana; Ali of Kathua beat Vijay of Bai- Bajalta; Laikat of Akhnoor beat Banti of Delhi; Om of Delhi beat Ranjeeet of Moungri; Subash Chander of Narkote beat Deeraj of Jungalgali; Karnail Singh of Batote beat Puran Singh of Reasi and Madan Singh of Reasi beat Sammulak of Nomian (Katra).
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