New Delhi, December 20
The Sports Ministry has approved the inclusion of four indigenous sports, including Gatka (Punjab-origin) and Kalaripayattu (Kerala), in the Khelo India Youth Games 2021, scheduled to take place in Haryana.
The other two games are Thang-Ta (Manipur) and Mallakhamba (MP and Maharashtra). Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju said Khelo India Games was a perfect platform for these games. — PTI