New Delhi,11 Nov : On the occasion of 300 Years of Gurta Gaddi , Punjab Kabaddi Association along with PTC Punjabi an official Media Partner for the first time organising four days India Vs Pakistan Live Shri Guru Gobind Singh Kabaddi Series 2008. For the first time local female Kabaddi team also participating during the series. The winning team shall get the award of Rs. 4,00,000/- and the second finalist will get the award of Rs. 3,00,000/- . President Shiromani Akali Dal Sardar Sukhbir Singh Badal will also grace the occasion in the Grand Finale on dt. 14th November’08.
"Kabaddi" is the base of Punjab Sports know as "Ma-khed". Earlier it was popular among the rural area of Punjab but now a days it is hitting the International Sports map also. PTC Punjabi has taken this opportunity to promote the "MA KHED" at international levels unlike Cricket, Football, Hockey and so on…while telecasting on the channel. Kabaddi is all about Josh, Team Spirit, Self Strength, Balance of body and mind scientifically it is rightly said, way to monitor the stamina of an individual. Whereas Punjabi’s are undoubtedly famous for their Strength, Team Spirit and Stamina. Each team consists of 12 players, out of which seven are on court at a time, and five in reserve. The two teams fight for higher scores, alternating defence and offense. The game consists of two 20 minute halves, with a break of five minutes for change of sides.