The Pakistan Kabaddi Federation, while denying the position of detachment from the Indian authorities for their participation in the Kabaddi World Cup, has said that the ranking of these players should be seen.
Officials of the Pakistan Kabaddi Federation spoke to the media at the Punjab Stadium in Lahore and denied the position of the head of the Indian Federation regarding the team.
President Pakistan Kabaddi Federation Chaudhry Shafai said that circle style kabaddi is played in Punjab and some people are suffering that kabaddi world cup is happening in Pakistan.
Secretary Kabaddi Federation Rana Sarwar said that the Indian team that participated in the World Cup is their national team, the ranking of all players should be taken first.
He said that internal conspiracies are being carried out in the Kabaddi World Cup in India, there should be no politics in the game.
Chaudhry Shafai said that those who are propagating will file a First Information Report (FIR) against them.
He said that India has expressed detachment from the team involved in the World Cup in Pakistan whereas the fact that the Kabaddi World Cup is happening for the first time in the history of Pakistan before the World Cup only happened in India.
President Pakistan Kabaddi Federation said that some enemy elements are conspiring, Pakistan is a peaceful country and wants peace with all countries.
Indian media reports said that Indian Olympic Association (IOA) chief Narendra Batra said, "They have no knowledge of a player who has gone to Pakistan, so neither IOA nor him." The Amateur Kabaddi Federation of India (AKFI) has approved a team to participate in the World Cup.
Narendra Batra said, "IOA member Kabaddi Federation has confirmed that they have not sent anyone and I have also seen the statement of the Ministry of Sports and they have not given any approval so I do not know who they are and what is the story
India's Kabaddi team arrived at Wagah Border Lahore on February 8 and is among the 10 participating teams in the Kabaddi World Cup 2020.
Pakistan is globally prominent in the field of Kabaddi and is hosting the World Cup for the first time and eight-day tournament matches will be held in Lahore, Faisalabad, Kartarpur and Nankana Sahib.
Other teams coming to Pakistan to take part in the Kabaddi World Cup include India, Iran, Canada, Australia, Germany, Azerbaijan, England, Sierra Leone and Kenya.
It is understood that the Kabaddi World Cup started after a colourful event in Lahore on February 9 and Pakistan defeated Canada in the opening match.