Special films to promote 10 indigenous sports of India

Special films to promote 10 indigenous sports of India

The ‘Department of School Education and Literacy’ under Human Resource Development (MHRD) has joined hands with sports ministry’s flagship programme ‘Fit India’ under the ‘Ek Bharat, Shrestha Bharat’ initiative to launch a series of films to promote 10 indigenous sports of India.
The indigenous sports of India cover a mix of very old sports, for example, Kalaripayattu, and some as recent as Roll Ball which has gained a lot of popularity and is now played in at least 50 countries. Sports being covered are Kho-kho, Gatka, Kalaripayttu, Mallakhamb, Thang-Ta, Sqay, Kabaddi, Roll Ball, Tug of War and Shooting Ball. The 10 episodes can be watched from June 8 to June 19 at 11 am on the Fit India YouTube page and MHRD digital platforms.

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