Thang-Ta will soon become international sport: Rajen

Imphal: Manipur indigenous sport of Thang-Ta has become a recognised sport of the country, it will soon become an international sport of the world, education minister S. Rajen Singh said on Sunday.

Rajen was speaking as at the reception ceremony of 26th National Thang-Ta Championship 2021 organised by Kanglei Thang Ta Sindam Sang, Maklang , Imphal West.

It is with the help of these art form the seven years devastation ( Chahi Taret Khuntakpa) was brought to an end. Manipur is so famous in this field. There are Manipuri players in every sports event of India. Forming a team of India without Manipur players become incomplete, said .

Stating that the indigenous martial art has also been preferred by the rest of the country, the minister appeals to cooperate with the government on the initiatives taken up to promote the indigenous games of Manipur.

Citing the example of Polo which has its origin in Manipur, Rajen said Manipuris can be proud of the Indigenous game of Polo in the World

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