Children participating in competitions
Rural Olympic Games are being held at Fort Raipur in Ludhiana, Punjab. Today, the duo of Punjabi singer Gurlej Akhtar and Kulwinder Kelly will perform. Singer Debi Makhsuspuri will show her singing talent on February 13. Singer Amrit Maan will entertain people on February 14. cabinet the minister Anmol Gagan Mann will attend the fair on February 14, the last day of the Games.
Wrestling, hockey, running, weight lifting, traditional martial arts, kabaddi, horse riding and traditional Punjabi fighting techniques will be held in this sports competition. First Day Hockey Match (Boys), Hockey Match (Girls), 60m Run (Girls Under-14,17), 100m Run (Men-60-70), 1500m Run (Girls & Boys), 400m Run There will be competitions between (girls and boys).
Cultural personality Tarsem Chand Kalhiri's team Punjabi Virsa will put up an exhibition on the culture and history of Punjab at the ground. Artists will perform Bhangra and jhummar etc. for three days.
Fort Raipur Games started in 1933
Fort Raipur Games started in 1933. Philanthropist Inder Singh Grewal envisioned an annual recreational meet where farmers from the areas surrounding Fort Raipur could gather and test their physical prowess.
This idea gave birth to the Fort Raipur Games, the undisputed “Rural Olympics”. Every year February This month-long sports fair becomes the center of attraction for hundreds of sports lovers including the residents of Ludhiana. People come to Fort Raipur to watch the livestock participating in the competition of special breeds of bulls, camels, dogs, mules and other animals at Fort Raipur. At present there is a complete ban on bull racing.