Kalarippayattu Demonstration prog commences in J&K

Excelsior Sports Correspondent

JAMMU, May 8: Kalarip-payattu Demonstration programme launched by the Ministry’s of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India under the scheme of Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat, got underway at KC Interantional School, here today.
Under this programme, eight teams have arrived in Jammu to participate in the programme.
The programme is held under the auspices of Indian Kalari-ppayattu Federation in order to promote Indian traditional Martial Art all over the Country.
The event is being organized by Kalarippayattu Association of Jammu & Kashmir.
Dr SM Bali, Joint Secretary Indian Olympic Association and President Kalarippayattu Associ-ation of J&K was the chief guest on the occasion while Vice Chairman KC International School, Chaitanya Chowdhary was the guest of honour.
General Secretary, Kalarip-payattu Association of Jammu and Kashmir,  Tarsem Sharma, Principal KC International School Subhedu Sarkar and Sports Coordinator, Rajni Malhotra were present on this occasion.