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78 wrestlers to participate in Bharat Kesri Dangal

Chandigarh, Mar 20 (UNI) As many as 78 wrestlers from different states of India will participate in a freestyle wrestling competition, ‘Bharat Kesri Dangal' which would be held at Gurgaon from March
21 to 23.
The event is being organised by the Haryana Sports and Youth Affairs department to commemorate the martyrdom day of Shaheed Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev.
Giving this information today, Sports and Youth Affairs Minister Anil Vij said that as many as 44 wrestlers from Haryana, seven from Railway Sports Promotion Board (RSPB), eight from Services Sports Control Board (SSCB), nine from AIU, four from Delhi, three from Punjab, one each from Madhya Pradesh, Bihar and Uttar Pradesh would participate in the competition.
During the competition, 46 matches would be organised for first and second round, 16 for third round, 20 for the fourth round and league match and 8 for semi-final and final match, he added.
The Minister said that the winner of the Dangal would get a cash prize of Rs one crore, first runner up would get a cash prize of Rs 50 lakh and the second runner up wrestler would be awarded a cash
prize of Rs 25 lakh.
Similarly, the wrestler securing the fourth position would get incentive money of Rs ten lakh, Rs five lakh for securing fifth position, Rs three lakh for securing sixth position, Rs two lakh for securing seventh position and Rs one lakh for securing eighth position.
The wrestlers would also be given awards round wise. Under which, the winner of the first round would be given cash award of Rs 7,100, Rs 11,000 for second round and Rs 21,000 for third round, he added.
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BWF World Tour Finals: Sindhu wins title by defeating Okuhara in final

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Minister inaugurated state level tribal sports meet

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Ambassa (Tripura), Dec 16 (UNI) Tripura Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports (YAS) Manoj Kanti Deb today inaugurated the State level Tribal Sports Meet in the bordering subdivision of Kamalpur in the northern Tripura district of Dhalai here.

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Perth Test: India bowls out for 283 in first innings, Kohli hits ton

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