Traditional Sports of India | Regional wise | Top 10

Top 10 Traditional Sports of India. Every Indian state has an incredible culture and sport, India is the one country which has so many traditions, cultures, and sports

  • Martial Arts
  • Chaturanga or Chess
  • Jallikatu
  • Chaupar
  • Bullock Cart Race
  • Kabaddi
  • Pachisi
  • Seval Sandai [ Cock Fight]
  • Camel Racing
  • Kambala
  • Pallanguzhi

Martial Arts of India

Malla Yudha Traditional Sports of India









In India each state have there owned martial arts, each one has a unique way they are:

  • Malla yuddha or Malla Yuddham is Indian Wrestling has a history of around 5000 years. It is played in many states in India, In Northern states in virtually extinct, but its traditions are used in the modern Kusti. Malla Yudha has still existed in southern Indian, mainly in Karnataka and some parts of Tamil Nadu.
  • Kalaripayattu or kalari (Origin-Kerala) [Known Oldest Martial Art of India]
  • Varma Kallai
  • Gutka
  • Silambam
  • Pari-Khanda
  • Musti Yudha
  • Lathi Khela etc …

Chaturanga or Chess

Chaturanga is popularly known as chess, it is one of the oldest game of Indian which said to be orginated from the north-west part of India.




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