Punjab Government Tries to get the fame of the Kabaddi game at international Level that it can be added to the Olympics Games.State government is organizing this world cup on a very large scale.Kabaddi world cup started from 3rd April.
“The Kabaddi World Cup will begin first week of April i.e on 3 April. Punjab has given gradation to Kabaddi which was denied to it for the past 62 years,” said state Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal, who is also the Punjab sports minister.
Kabaddi match schedule is given as follows:
Date Venue Time
3 April Y.P.S stadium, Patiala 6 p.m to 10 p.m
4 April War Heroz Stadium, Sangroor 2 p.m to 6 p.m
5 April Guru Gobind Singh Stadium, Jallandhar 2 p.m to 6 p.m
6 April Outdoor Stadium, Hoshiyarpur 2 p.m to 6 p.m
7 April Govt. Collg Stadium, Gurdaspur 2 p.m to 6 p.m
8 April Guru Nanak Stadium, Amritsar 2 p.m to 6 p.m
10 April Sports Stadium, Bhatinda 1 p.m to 6p.m (Semifinals)
The Kabaddi World Cup is organized on a very big budget.The winning team will get the prize of Rs. 1 Crore. The first and second runner up teams will get 50 and 25 lacs. Each participating team will get Rs. 5,00,000. The World Cup Kabaddi Punjab has got an attractive response from the whole world. Ten national teams of Pakistan, the US, the UK, Canada, Iran, Australia, Italy, Spain and Norway, besides hosts India, have participated in the World Cup.