LUDHIANA: Beating their arch-rivals Pakistan by a huge allowance of 58-24, India on Monday won the aboriginal copy of the Kabaddi World Cup.
The final of this 10-day clash was played actuality at accommodation floodlit Guru Nanak Stadium.
Besides a bright trophy, arrive Indian aggregation accustomed a cheque of Rs.1 crore admitting aboriginal Pakistan took home Rs.51 lakh.
Earlier in the day, Canada outplayed Italy by a big allowance of 66-22 and accomplished third atom in the tournament. Canada and Italy bagged banknote award-winning of Rs.25 lakh and Rs.10 lakh respectively.
Indian captain Mangat Singh Mangi was declared the best admiration and Canadian Kuljit Singh Malsihan was adjudged the best raider. Both were awarded a tractor each.
Besides acceptable this coveted cup, Indian aggregation associates had addition acumen to rejoice as Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal appear that all would be accustomed accompaniment government jobs.
Badal said a academic accommodation would taken during the accompaniment chiffonier affair April 15.
Enthused with the whopping acknowledgment to Kabaddi World Cup, Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal appear that the accompaniment will host an eight-nation Punjab Gold Cup hockey clash this year.
Various chief leaders of Punjab government had appear to see the final match. Abhay and Ajay Chautala, chief leaders of Indian National Lok Dal (INLD), the capital action affair in Haryana, had additionally appear to watch this match.
Nine all-embracing teams from countries like Pakistan, US, Great Btitain, Canada, Iran and Australia alternate in this cash-rich tournament.