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Great wrestler Ghulam Mohammad Baksh Butt’s birthday today
May 22, 2022

Today is 144th birthday of subcontinent's great wrestler commonly known as Rustam-e-Hind Ghulam Mohammad Baksh Butt.

He 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.

Google is commemorating Gama with a Doodle on his birth anniversary.

In the aftermath of partition of united India in 1947, he migrated to Pakistan and took his last breath. He died in Lahore, Pakistan on 23 May 1960 after a period of illness.