Khali to lead pro-wrestlers at mega event in Uttarakhand

Dehradun, Jan 6 (IANS) The Uttarakhand government will be organising a pro-wrestling event – The Great Khali Mania – in February, Chief Minister Harish Rawat announced on Wednesday.

The wrestling matches would be held on February 24 and 28 in Haldwani and Dehradun, he announced.

Professional wrestler Khali, who was present at the event, challenged international wrestlers to try and beat him in Uttarakhand.

Fourteen international fighters, including four women wrestlers, have confirmed their participation in the sporting event. Apart from Khali, other Indian professional wrestlers will also be at the event, an official told IANS.

While more than 15,000 spectators will be accommodated in the two new stadiums built in Haldwani and Dehradun, the matches will be telecast live on big LED screens in all districts of the hill state, the chief minister added.

“Pro wrestling has a huge fan following among the youth in Uttarakhand and Khali’s story is an all-time inspiration for them and hence we sat down together and conceptualised this event,” Rawat said.

Leave a Reply

Please enter your comment!

The opinions, views, and thoughts expressed by the readers and those providing comments are theirs alone and do not reflect the opinions of www.mangalorean.com or any employee thereof. www.mangalorean.com is not responsible for the accuracy of any of the information supplied by the readers. Responsibility for the content of comments belongs to the commenter alone.  

We request the readers to refrain from posting defamatory, inflammatory comments and not indulge in personal attacks. However, it is obligatory on the part of www.mangalorean.com to provide the IP address and other details of senders of such comments to the concerned authorities upon their request.

Hence we request all our readers to help us to delete comments that do not follow these guidelines by informing us at  info@mangalorean.com. Lets work together to keep the comments clean and worthful, thereby make a difference in the community.

Please enter your name here