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Book 6: Chapter 35 – Indian Sports


  1. Vallam Kali (literally "boat game") is a traditional boat race in Kerala, India. It is a form of canoe racing and uses paddled war canoes. It is mainly conducted during the season of the harvest festival Onam in autumn. Vallam Kali includes races of many kinds of paddled longboats, the traditional boats of Kerala. Vallam Kali is also known in English as Snake Boat Race and is a major tourist attraction.

  2. Kalaripayattu is an Indian martial art from the southern state of Kerala. It is one of the oldest fighting systems in existence. It was originally practised in northern and central parts of Kerala and the Tulunadu region of Karnataka. It includes strikes, kicks, grappling, preset forms, weaponry and healing methods.

  3. Gilli-Danda is an amateur sport played in the rural areas and small towns all over India and Pakistan especially in Tamil Nadu, Punjab, as well as Cambodia and Italy. The game is played with two sticks : a large one called a danda, which is used to hit a smaller one, the gilli.

  4. Mallakhamb or Malkhamb is a traditional Indian sport in which a gymnast performs feats and poses in concert with a vertical wooden pole or rope. It also refers to the pole used in the sport.

Mallakhamb was originated in Maharashtra. The word "Mallakhamb" is composed of malla which denotes a gymnast or a man of strength and khamb which means a pole. Mallakhamb can therefore be translated to English as pole gymnastics.

  1. Archery is the art, practice, or skill of propelling arrows with the use of a bow, from Latin arcus. Historically, archery has been used for hunting and combat, while in modern times; its main use is that of a recreational activity. A person who participates in archery is typically known as an "archer" or "bowman", and one who is fond of or an expert at archery can be referred to as a "toxophilite".

  2. Kirip is an indigenous form of wrestling quite popular with the Nicobarese tribe. I

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