JAMMU, JUL 16: Jammu and Kashmir Wrestling Association today retained Dushyant Sharma as president of the Association for the next term of four years in an election meeting held here. Ajay Vaid was retained to the post of general secretary while Raju Sharma has been made treasurer of the Association by the members.
Earlier, the election was held under the supervision of returning officer, Vijay Gupta while president J&K Olympic Association, D D Magotra, general secretary, Ashutosh Sharma and general secretary, Wrestling Federation of India, V N Prasood were present as observers.
Soon after his election to the top post of the Association, Dushyant Sharma thanked Wrestling Federation president, Brij Bushan Sara Singh (MP) for extending a helping hand (wrestling mats) to the J&K Wrestling Association. He assured the members and other visiting guests that efforts would be made to improve the game of wrestling in J&K.
In the meantime, Sharma asked president of the Wrestling Federation to allot the 2018 Senior Nationals to J&K. He promised that J&K Wrestling Association shall leave no stone unturned to promote the game by focusing more on young talent. The Association shall collaborate with the J&K State Sports Council and seek help from Wrestling Federation in improving and adding to the existing infrastructure. The vote of thanks was extended by Vijay Pahalwan.