Er. Taba Tedir, flagged off the Kho Kho team of the state
ITANAGAR: The Education Minister who is also the President of Kho-Kho Association of Arunachal Pradesh (KKAAP) flagged off the state Kho-kho team on Sunday, September 19.
Arunachal Pradesh Kho-Kho Junior teams (Girls and Boys) will be participating in the 40th Junior National Kho-Kho Championship 2021 w.e.f. 22nd to 26th Sep'2021 to be held at Bhubaneshwar, Odisha.
About National Kho-Kho Championship
Kho-Kho is a traditional Indian sport, that is one of the oldest outdoor sports, dating back to ancient India. It is played by two teams of 12 nominated players out of fifteen, of which nine enter the field who sit on their knees (Chasing Team), and 3 extra (Defending Team) who try to avoid being touched by members of the other opposing team. It is one of the two most popular traditional tag games in the Indian subcontinent, the other being Kabaddi. The sport is widely played across South Asia and has a strong presence in South Africa and England.
Kho-kho is a traditional Indian sport, that is one of the oldest outdoor sports, dating back to ancient India. It is played most often by school children in India and Pakistan and is a competitive game.
Arunachal Pradesh has time and again signed in different sports fields like Badminton, Martial Arts, etc, focusing on other fields of sport can boost the state and its player to explore more on their potentiality.
The Sport Authority of Arunachal envisages a clean and triumphant hey days for the state's sportsperson.
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Source: Sport Authority of Arunachl