Sports

Photographer:
Anupam Roy Chowdhury

Photo Taken:
Kolkata, India.

Description:
Mallakhamb is an ancient traditional Indian sport. “Malla” means gymnast & “Khamb” means pole. Thus, the name “Mallakhamb” stands for gymnast’s pole. It is used by player to turn, stretch & balance on the pole. It needs Concentration, speed & flexibility. It is the game which is played against gravity.
During acrobat preview of it, here a man holding the player on top of the bamboo pole tightly, in a Rajasthani Cultural event at Kolkata.

Anupam_Roy_Chowdhury_Mallakhamb.jpg