NewZNew (Chandigarh) : 5th World Kabbadi Cup-2014 is set to fascinate Kabbadi lovers of rural Punjab with most of the legue matches and thrilling final are being organised in the rural heartland of Punjab. Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal and President, Punjab Kabaddi Association S. Sikandar Singh Maluka have transformed kabbadi as most popular game of world catching maximum eyeballs.
According to Rural Development And Panchayat Minister Sikandar Singh Maluka Fifth World Cup Kabbadi to be held in Punjab from December 6 to 20 December and first time inauguration ceremony organised at Guru Gobind Singh Stadium as following closing ceremony and final match would be held at Badal village. Semi-Final match will set in Dirba village of sangrur and one match in Dudhike historical village of Moga and Mehta village of Majha.All these villages become the part of World kabbadi cup 2014 where matches would be held .As history has told itself kabbadi linked with rural punjab and Punjab Kabaddi Association seek to promote this long lasting rural background game among the punjabi youth that why Government will have organised these matches in villages .
Further he said few years ago circle styled kabbadi was not famous as now, high profile arrangements of stadium, live telecast, high prize money has attracted and influenced the audience worldwide . Likewise cricket match between Pakistan v/s India, Kabbadi match of neighbouring country became mainstream of Kabbadi Cup