Wrestling is an ancient art that has been an integral part of the traditional Dasara festivities. The Nada Kusthi event at the Mysuru Dasara aims at reviving and promoting the traditional art. The keenly fought bouts at the event are a treat to watch. Wrestlers from across the country compete for the Dasara Kumara, Dasara Kanteerava, Dasara Kishore and Dasara Kesari titles. The Nada Kusthi event has inspired many a youngsters to take up the sport
Wrestling matches will be held from 29-9-2019 to 4-10-2019, for a total of 6 days, at the Shri. Devaraja Urs Multi-purpose Stadium, Doddakere grounds. Nada Kusthi tournaments will be held everyday from 3-30 pm. Wrestlers participating in this event will be paired at the Sri B V Karanth theater, Karnataka Exhibition Authority, on the 22-9-2019 at 10am.
Wrestlers who wish to take part in the Nada Kusthi pairing process, must bring 2 latest passport sized photographs and 2 photographs of them in their wrestling dress. Participating wrestlers will be suitably paired among themselves.
The wrestlers who visit the Nada Kusthi pairing process, are required to fill out the application form. Also, a photocopy of their bank passbook with details such as Account Number, Bank Name and Bank’s IFSC code visible and a photocopy of their Aadhaar card must be submitted along with their application.
Please contact the Wrestling Sub-committee’s office for more information.