Entertainment Desk, Staff Reporter, Apon Chowdhury, Dhaka Office: Alltimenews.com:-Jibon boli wins name. Tarekual Islam Jibon, a boli (wrestler) from Chokoria upazila of Cox’s bazar, clinched the name at the 109th Jabber-er Bolikhela at Laldigi ground of Chittagong the previous day (Wednesday).
Jibon, a primary-time winner of the name, defeated Md Shah Jalal from Comilla district to win the ancient match.
After a intently contested fight of 14 minutes, the referee, Abdul Malek, declared Jibon as the champion of the Boli Khela round five:55pm primarily based on performance.
“I participated within the competition normally. But this is the first time that I clinched the identify…..I prayed to Allah for my fulfillment. And eventually, I’m the winner of tournament!” stated Jibon.
In 2017, Didar Boli of Ramu upazila of Cox’s Bazar district had received the famed identify. He clinched the tile 14 times at the historic Laldighi ground. Didar did now not attend this yr as he declared that he could now not play the game anymore.
The competition started at 3:30pm, with a total of 86 bolis, aged among 15 and 70 years, taing part in the bolikhela. They came from special elements of the united states which include Cox’s Bazar, Rangamati, and Comilla, especially from rural regions.
The contest turned into a part of the 3-day Baishakhi Mela, which began on Tuesday and could cease these days (Thursday). It usually starts offevolved on the 12th of the Bangla month of Boishakh. The fair is held over a -km vicinity with stalls selling local handicrafts and household items. The principal attraction, but, is bolikhela.
Chittagong Metropolitan Police performing commissioner Masoodul Hasan inaugurated the tournament. Chittagong city mayor AJM Nasir Uddin was gift on the event.
Banglalink Digital Communication Limited local director Sumen Mitra and Mela Committee chairman Jahourlal Hazari had been additionally gift.
The committee gave Tk. 25,000 to the champion, Tk. 15,000 to the runner-up, and Tk. 1,000 to each player.
The competition started out in 1909 on the initiative of Abdul Jabber Sawdagar, a renowned social employee and businessman of the time, within the town’s Badarpati region.
The goal turned into to inspire the younger generation to join the combat towards the British rulers.
Entertainment Desk, Alltimenews.com