Delhi Wrestler Kapil lifts 16th Karua Dangal Title

Excelsior Sports Correspondent
REASI, June 27: Wrestler Kapil of Guru Hanuman Akhara Delhi defeated Wrestler Vikas of Jhajjar in Haryana in the first main bout that lasted for 13 minutes at village Karua, here.
Dangal was organized by Karua Dangal Committee in collaboration with J&K Indian Style Wrestling Association under the overall supervision of President J&K Indian Style Wrestling Association, Shiv Kumar Sharma, Naresh Kumar (Pappu Lakri) and Deepak Wazir.
Additional Deputy Commissioner Reasi, Babu Ram was the chief guest on the occasion who distributed cash prizes of Rs 1, 00,000 among the Wrestlers.
Joint Secretary J&K State Sports Council Shiv Kumar Sharma presided over the function.
ZEO Reasi Kaka Papa, SHO Reasi Ashwani Kumar Sharma, Vice-President J&K Indian Style Wrestling Association and Naresh Kumar (Pappu Lakri) were the guests of honour.
Former Sarpanches Rattan Singh, Baldev Singh, Numberdar Rattan Singh and Hazi Karam Din were also present on the occasion.
Winner of Ist malli bout Wrestler Kapil was awarded with cash prize of Rs 15,000 by Babu Ram, Shiv Kumar Sharma, Kaka Ram while runner-up Wrestler Vikas was awarded with cash prize of Rs 10,000 by Naresh Kumar, Ashwani Kumar Sharma and Former Sarpanch Ram Krishan.
Prize money for the first malli bout Rs 25,000 was sponsored by former Sarpanch Ram Krishan Verma and his family while prize money for the second malli bout was sponsored Rs 13,000 by chief guest Babu Ram.
38 bouts were played in the event, in which 2nd main bout was won by Roshan Lal Sharma of J&K Police who defeated Shivam of Delhi. The 3rd bout was won by Dillar Khan of J&K Police who defeated Anu of Jhajjar (Haryana).