Patiala, 23 Feb, 2020 (Yes Punjab News)
56th, 57th All Breed Championship pointed Dog Shows & Rottweiler Speciality Show, during the ongoing Patiala Heritage festival 2020, in association with Patiala Kennel Club held on Sunday at Raja Bhalendra Singh Stadium (Polo Grounds) Patiala.
MC Mayor Sanjiv Sharma Bittu was the chief guest, DC Kumar Amit, MC Commissioner Punamdeep Kaur, SSP Mandeep Singh Sidhu, Additional Session Judge Sangrur Gurpartap Singh and other prominent personalities were present on the occasion as special guest.
Mayor Mr. Sharma and DC Kumar Amit released memorable Souvenir of the Show. Mr. Sharma told that the Chief Minister Captain Amrinder Singh took the decision to hold the Heritage Festival every year at Patiala to connect the youth with their rich heritage and culture.
Nodal officer of the Patiala Heritage festival Mrs. Punamdeep Kaur informed that total 261 Dogs in 40 breed participated in these shows.The Exhibitors from far of places like Jammu, UP, Delhi, Haryana, HP, Maharashtra, MP, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, Rajsthan, Jharkhand and other parts of the country participated in these shows.
She told that Mr. Tan OoHock from Malaysia and Mrs Anjeli Vaid from Delhi judged All breed championship pointed shows. Mr. Aleksandar Ujlaki from Croatia judged the Rottweiler Speciality show.
Secretary general of the club GP Singh Brar said that A large number of German Shepherd Dog (44), Labrador (27), Rottweiler (26), Golden Retriever (19), Beagle (17) participated in these shows.Belgian shepherd Dog, Douge DeBordeaux, Cane Corso, Shih Tzu, Samoyed, Siberian Husky and Indian breed Caravan Hound were the main attraction of the show.These shows provided an opportunity to watch exotic breeds of dogs.
The spectators were amazed to see some exotic & rare breeds. Kids were enjoyed by watching the smallest and the largest breeds of canine world. People from all walks of life thronged the Show in large number.
Patiala Kennel Club has been endeavoring to keep alive the old tradition of the princely city of Patiala for its love for dogs. It was in this part of the country the first The Northern India Kennel Association was formed in 1926, which was later changed into the Kennel club of India.
His Highness Maharaja Bhupinder Singh of Patiala and Maharaja of Jind were the only Indian Vice Presidents while Lord Irwin had been its Presidents. In the inaugural ‘Patiala Championship Dog Show 1927’ His Highness Maharaja Bhupinder Singh of Patiala had showed his number of dogs of different breeds.