Wednesday, 17 August 2022, 07:21:17 pm
Google pays tribute to wrestler Gama Pehlwan, Rustam-e-Hind on his 144 birth anniversary
May 22, 2022

144th birthday of subcontinent's great wrestler commonly known as Rustam-e-Hind Ghulam Mohammad Baksh Butt was celebrated today (Sunday).

Google commemorated Gama with a Doodle on his birth anniversary.

Gama Pehlwan was born on this day in Amritsar in 1878. His ring name was "The Great Gama" and he was an undefeated wrestling champion of the world in the early 20th century.

After partition of subcontinent in 1947, he migrated to Pakistan. He died in Lahore, Pakistan in 1960 after illness.