Teams from nine states are participating
Sultanpur Lodhi, 30th may
7th Ek Onkar National Gatka Cup has started at Nirmal Kuteya Seechewal Teams from 9 states are participating in this cup. More than 400 players are participating in the two days competition. Environment lover Padamshri Sant Balbir Singh Seechewal inaugurated the cup competition. This cup with the joint collaboration of Gatka federation of India and EK Onkar Charitable Trust Seechewal is played every year.
In these competitions the teams from Punjab, Delhi, U.P, Himachal Pradesh, Chandigarh, Uttarakhand, J&K, Haryana and Gujarat are participating Girls teams also include in the Gatka teams. These events are being played under different age groups i e under 14, under 17, under 19, under 22 and under 25 players are showing their art of warfare. In the going on competition the girls from Punjab are maintaining their superiority. In the individual warfare exhibition the Punjab players have achieved 1st position, Delhi and Chandigarh players 2nd position and players from U.P remained on 3rd position In this two days events the competitions of free Sotti team and individual ,Single Sotti teams and individual events will be played.
Four grounds were prepared for this Gatka competition. Punjab Gatka association has provided the services of technical experts and couches for the events.
On this occasion NRI Resident of Canada Sukhi Baath, Sant Sukhjit Singh Seechewal, Surjit Singh Santi, Assit Gen .Secy Jagkiran Kaur , National coordinator Manwinder Singh , Couch Gurwinder Kaur, Sarpanch Rajwant Kaur, Daya Singh other reputed persons were also present.