|Early Times Report|
Jammu, May 18: Shanker Singh Chib State Secretary, Jammu Kashmir National Panthers Party got complaint from wrestlers of Jammu region who met him at Domana. After hearing there genuine issues he showed wide resentment over the discrimination meted to wrestlers of Jammu region.
The issue came forward when wrestlers (Pahalwans) of Jammu are deliberately kept out of competition in Round Domel, Udhampur, Moungri Mela Dangal, Block Panchari Udhampur.
While interacting with different Akhara pahalwans who informed him that there are different Akhara in Jammu region like Domana Akhara, Baba Mir Shah, Bagrangi Akhara, Shalamar Jammu, Akhnoor Akhara, Shiv Mandir Akhara Jammu, Shastri Nagar Akhara Jammu and others.
The president of J&K Wrestling Association is Shiv Kumar Sharma who on which reasons is ignoring the wrestlers are unknown. The wrestlers to whom chance have not been given includes Baniya Mir, Farooq Saroor, Shah Alias Lalu, Mir Khan, Roshan Sharma, Munir Khan Sethi, Kaka from (R. S. Pura), Virender, Kulbir Singh, Bawa (Kot Bhalwal), Marat Ali (Jagati) Sadiq (Gugansoo).
The Technical coach who gave them training is Dheeraj Kumar Sharma. He too is anguished, dissatisfied and angry with the president of J&K Wrestling Association for his callousness and partial behaviour meted to these wrestlers.
Among those who were present in the meeting Kulbhushan Singh, Raj Hussain, Dilbar Khan, Dheeraj Kumar Sharma and others.