Question of The Day25-12-2020

Which of the following pair is matched correctly?

(Martial Arts)

(States)

1. Gatka

Punjab

2. Kalaripayattu

Kerala

3. Thang-Ta

Assam

Select the correct code:

Answer

Correct Answer : b ) 1 and 2 only

Explanation :

The Government has approved the inclusion of four indigenous Games in the Khelo India Youth Games 2021. These four indigenous games are Gatka, Kalaripayattu, Thang-Ta and Mallakhamba.

Kalaripayattu is a martial art form of Kerala. Many different techniques such as meipayattu (physical body exercise), vadipayattu (fight using sticks), valpayattu (fight using swords) and verumkaiprayoga (bare hand exercise) are used in this martial art.

Thang-Ta is a popular martial art form of Manipur. Swords and spears are used in this martial art form.

Gatka is a traditional martial art form of Punjab. It was used by the Nihang Sikh Warriors for self-defense.

Mallakhamba is a traditional sport of Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra.

Hence, (b) is the correct answer.

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