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IKF Shuns Pakistan From Taking Part In Kabaddi World Cup 2016

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International kabaadi  Federation debars Pakistan from participating in World Cup scheduled to be held in Ahamdabad. this move come after building tension between India and Pakistan after Uri Attack took place in Indian state of Jammu & Kashmir allegedly by Pakistani militant.

International Kabaddi Federation (IKF) chief Deoraj Chaturvedi, who is from India, said Pakistan has been denied entry because of a spike in tensions between the two nuclear-armed nations.

“This is not the right time to engage with Pakistan,” Chaturvedi told AFP.

“Pakistan is a valuable member of the IKF but looking at the current scenario and in the best interest of both the nations, we decided that Pakistan must be refrained from the championship.”We have called a meeting to discuss this issue but let me tell you that a Kabaddi World Cup is no world cup without Pakistan,” said Pakistan kabaddi federation secretary Rana Muhammad Sarwar.

12 Nation is going to take part in world cup starting from 7 oct in Ahamdabad. first match will be played between India and South Korea. It is to note that Pakistan has never won any world Cup, and they are desperate to participate in this event but due to tension along the border, Pakistan is being barred from taking part in Kabaddi World Cup 2016 (Ahamdabad). As The game is played in around 35 countries, but it is dominated by India, where it originated.After exclusion of Pakistan.  India, Iran & Bangaladesh seems strong contender for this Kabaddi World Cup.  

Source : ANI , PTI news and Article.