Wednesday January 04, 2017

The league to empowerment

 
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The Bollywood movie ‘Dangal’ is creating waves but a year before the movie the Pro wrestling league a wrestling league that empowers young wrestlers is showing the way for young wrestlers especially women to come out and participate in a sport that has won more medals for the country than any other sport.

The brainchild of a young Oxford-educated media baron and business tycoon Kartikeya Sharma the league which is due to begin soon has created a big buzz. From attracting film stars like Dharmendra who owns a franchise to media owners like Anurag Batra of Businessworld and Exchange4media group who owns the team Delhi Sultans it promises to be a riveting affair. But more importantly, the league will help sports in the country and empower young wrestlers to achieve more in a sport which was neglected so far.