Manipuris promote wrestling hockey

Manipur, March 24, 2008 : The traditional game of Mukna Kangjei or wrestling hockey, a combination of two games, Mukna that is wrestling and Kong-Kangjei that is Hockey, is stating a come back in India's northeastern Manipur with a large number of people taking interest in the game as well as enjoying it.

Across Manipur, western sports like hockey and rugby have been combined with local wrestling, to produce some unique local games. Players possessing good speed, stamina, strength, agility and skills of wrestling participate in the game.

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Story first published: Monday, March 24, 2008, 15:37 [IST]
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