Nearly 30 pairs of wrestlers from the state will be participating in the wrestling competition to be held on the occasion of Home Minister Dr G Parameshwar birthday celebrations scheduled on August 7 at D Devaraja Urs Multi Purpose Sports Auditorium at 2.30 pm.
Addressing a press conference on Friday, Akhila Karnataka Dr G Parameshwar Abhimanigala Balaga President P Raju said that a wrestling competition to mark 65th birthday celebrations of Parameshwar has been organised. As many as 30 pairs of wrestlers are taking part in the competition. Prominent wrestlers including Pailwan Karthik Kate, Davanagere, Santhoshn of Kollapura, Shivu of Rammanahalli, Anand of Belagola, Yogesh of Mellahalli, Basavaraj of Kyathamaranahalli and Razzak Qureshi of Mysuru and others will participate. Winners will be honoured with prize.
He said that former district in charge minister V Srinivasa Prasad will inaugurate the programme. District In-charge minister H C Mahedevappa, MP Dhruvanarayan, Dinesh Gundu Rao and others will be present. Sandalwood actors Punith Rajkumar, Darshan and Vijay will be the chief guests.
Akhila Karnataka Dr G Parameshwar Abhimanigala Balaga members Padmanabhan, Pailwan Krishna, Rudramurthy, Ravi Bannur were present.