Nahan: On the opening day of 56th National Kabaddi Champion ship at Ponta sahib, Punjab beat Navodaya Vidyaliya by 45-18 points in boys competition. Further, Madhya Pradesh beat Andhra Pradesh by 47-27, points, Haryana beat Gujarat by 54-16 points and West Bangal beat Tamil Naddu by 42-17 points. Amoung girls, Himachal beat Vidya Bharti by 55-19, West Bengal defeated Orrisa by 18-24 points, Uttar Pradesh beat Jharkhand by 38-37 points, Kerala beat Karnataka by 22-15 points and Uttrakhand beat Chandigarh by 33-30 points. Total 992 players of 32 teams from 27 states of the country were participating in the game including 334 boys and 258 girls. The national competition was Inaugurated by Chief Parliamentary Secretary, Sukh Ram Chaudhry and is scheduled for five days.