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Delhi govt to promote wrestling with help of Akharas

The assertion came after Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia held a meeting with the representatives of various city's Akharas.

News 24 Nov 2017, 23:21 IST
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New Delhi, Nov 24 (PTI) The Delhi government said today it would prepare a policy to give a boost to wrestling in the national capital with the help of existing 'Akharas'.

The assertion came after Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia held a meeting with the representatives of various city's Akharas (wrestling rings)

"I had a discussion with the representatives of various Akharas. To promote wrestling (Khusti), the government is formulating a policy," the deputy chief minister tweeted.

Sisodia also said that Delhi's wrestling rings had a glorious history as wrestlers from city's Akharas brought laurels to the country from across the world

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