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Akara culture on its last leg

Akara culture on its last leg

Akhara culture, a traditional form of entertainment, is fast disappearing from the city due to the onslaught of TV, video culture and modern gymnasiums. “Ab pehalwan kahan hain? Logoon mai pehalwani ka shauk ab kahan raha. Akharey isliye tutatey ja rahein hain. (Where are the wrestlers now? Wrestling is not people’s hobby. Therefore, akharas are [...]

April 22, 2015 HHR Archives, Articles, India 0

Traditional India Vs Pseudo Western India : A Wrestlers View

Traditional India Vs Pseudo Western India : A Wrestlers View

Famous for its wrestlers, the village of Asola-Fatehpur Beri on the outskirts of Delhi is now making a name for itself supplying doormen to the Indian capital’s upmarket bars and clubs.- Courtesy BBC [...]

May 6, 2014 HHR HHR Videos, India 0