Wrestler Vijay lifts Rustem-E-Indo-Pak Wrestling Title
Katra (Jammu), October 14- Wrestler Vijay Pal from Utter Pardesh won the 6th Mission Dosti Rustem-E-Indo-Pak wrestling title at jam packed Vivekanand Sports Stadium, Katra by defeating his Pakistani rival wrestler Bashir Bhola in a thirteen minutes long interesting final bout on Thursday.
The wrestling championship was organized as a part of Navratra Festival by the Jammu & Kashmir Indian Style Wrestling Association with the active support of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board (SMVDSB), J&K Tourism Department, Navratra Festival Committee, Katra Municipal Committee, District Administration and locals of Katra.
In other main contests, Wrestler Israr of Pakistan defeated Indian wrestler Benia, Wrestler Bilu of India defeated Pakistani Wrestler Safdar Ali. Likewise Wrester Mehroop of Pakistan defeated Indian Wrestler Sonu.
The Minister for Youth Services and Sports, Mr. R.S.Chib who was the chief guest on the occasion complemented the J&K Indian Style Wrestling Association, SMVDSB, Distrcit Administration and all other agencies for holding Indo-Pak wrestling event at Katra, the base camp of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Ji Cave Shrine to promote goodwill between the two countries.
Mr. Vijay Pal was awarded Silver Gurj, Patta and cash prize of Rs.31,000 and the runner up got cash of Rs.20,000 jointly by the chief guest.