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5 Well Known Akhara of India

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01st December, 2018 12:44 IST

Kushti, the traditional mud wrestling of India is the ancient sport in India and oldest in the world. As per Indian epics Mahabharata has great wrestlers included Bhima,Jarasandha, Duryodhan and Karna Ramayana also mentions Hanuman as one of the greatest wrestlers of that time. India had and still have great wrestlers, In 1962 Asian Games seven wrestlers from India were placed for medal list and they won 12 medals in freestyle wrestling. Indian wrestling titles are the Rostam of India,Rustam-i-Hind,Bharat-Kesri and Hind Kesari. In the recent Olympic 2012 Indian wrestlers have won the Silver and bronze medal for the country,This will help the dying Indian wrestling to touch the sky.

* Guru-Rajkumar-Goswami-Akhada -Punjab

* Guru Shyam Lal akhara -Haryana

* Guru Chand Roop Akhara -Delhi

* Guru Hanuman Akhara – Delhi

* Chandgi Ram Akhara -Delhi

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