Mysuru, August 3:- “To mark the birthday of the social worker and advocate S Umesh, kata kushti tournament comprising 35 pairs will be held at Vidyavardhaka College ground in Nanjanagudu on Sunday,” said organiser of the event Daitya Raju at a press meet at Mysuru press club here on Friday.
“MLA Harshavardhan will inaugurate the tournament at 2 pm. MP Srinivas Prasad, MLA N Mahesh, Niranjan Kumar, Anil Chikkamadu, former minister HC Mahadevappa, former mayor Purushotham, president of Karnataka Exhibition Authority Abdul and others will be present. Morphet kushti will be held between Pailvan Ravi of Rammanahalli Veerabhadra Swamy Garadi and Pailvan Mahesh of Haveri. Pailvan Prasanna of Srirampura and Pailvan Altaf Shekhar of Kanakapura will face off in one-hour kushti. Winner of morphet kushti will be honoured with Nanjanagudu Kesari Award and one-hour kushti winner with Nanjanagudu Kanteerava Award,” he said.
Madhusudan, Prasanna, Shankar, Sudhakar and others were present. (MR/KMR).