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Jammu: The core committee members of Akhara Dewan Mandir Jammu organized its meeting after the demise of Ustaad Prem Choudhary, who remained the Head Coach of this Akhara for more than 50 years.Prem choudhary was the NIS qualified wrestling coach from SAI Patiala and founded the Wrestling Association of J&K for the betterment of sports and wrestling.He joined Akhara Dewan Mandir in late 1950 as a player and learned wrestling and its techniques under the guidance of Late Chand Ustaad of Rehari Mohalla Jammu.Prem Choudhary was a keen promoter of wrestling and due to his efforts, Akhara Dewan Mandir reconstructed into a mini wrestling stadium.Thereafter, he convened and founded the Bharti Wiyam Shalla (Akhara) and framed its association to look-after the activities and concerns of Akhara Dewan Mandir.His only vision was to produce at least one wrestler from every household of Jammu so that our youth should stay away from the bad vices of drugs and liquor and adapt healthy lifestyle.However his untimely and sad demise left a huge void in wrestling world.So, the core committee members after paying rich tributes to his contribution for this Akhara and wrestling as a whole decided to change its nomenclature from Bharti Wiyam Shalla to Prem Choudhary Memorial Vyayam Shala (Akhara).It is also decided by the committee members to organize annual Dangals (wrestling tournament) in the loving memory of the coach Prem Choudhary.The reorganized executive body includes Ashok Khajuria (BJP) and D.C. Raina (Advocate General J&K High Court) continue to be the Chairman and Vice Chairman of this Akhara respectively, whereas Bodh Raj Gupta (National gold medalist) as President, Raj Kumar (Raju) as Vice President, Sunil Sharma (Sunny) as General Secretary, Swaranlal (Billu) as Treasurer, Advocate Amit Manhas and Aditya Badyal of (J&K High Court) as legal advisors, Kuldeep Sharma as spokesperson.While Rajinder Singh, Pratap Singh Kairo, Pardeep Dubey, Shiv Kumar, Bitta, Vishav Pratap Singh and Mohinder Kumar as executive members of the association.The meeting was organized under the chairmanship of Bodh Raj Pehalwan, President of the Association.
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