At the glittering event held at south Mumbai hotel Aditya Thackeray launched the logo and theme track of Veer Marathas. This is the team of wrestlers and formed for Pro Wrestling League in which six franchisee teams are participating.
Speaking on this occasion Aditya Thackerey said,”wrestling is very old sport in Maharashtra. The country’s first Olympian medalist in wrestling was from Maharashtra. This sport is part of glorious tradition of Maharashtra and the name of this team reminds the spirit of Maharashtra. The logo of the team has tiger in it and our party logo too has tiger. Seeing this I am sure this team will emerge winner in arena. With the arrival of franchisee sports in India it is good sign for sports persons. IPL gave many players to Indian cricket team so will Pro Wrestling League too provide .platform to budding wrestlers”.
The wrestling of this league starts from January 9 at Delhi and the wrestlers of Veer Marathas were also present at this event of launching. Sarvan (57 kg), Amit Dhankar (65 kg), Praveen Rana (74 kg), Ritu Phogat (50 kg) and Ritu Malik (62 kg) were present and all were very happy hearing cheering words from Aditya.
Ranjeet Saxena , one of the owners of this team informed the gathering that Dronacharya awardee Mahavir Rana is the coach of the team and expressed hope that this team will perform superbly in the tournament.
in photo (L to R) : Ritu Phogat, Aditya Thackeray and Ritu Malik.