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KALARIPPAYATTU | GS ARTICLES

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<li style=”margin-left:8px”><span style=”font-size:11pt”><span style=”line-height:115%”><span style=”font-family:Calibri,sans-serif”><span style=”font-size:13.5pt”><span style=”line-height:115%”><span style=”font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;”><span style=”color:black”>Kalarippayattu is the traditional martial art dance of Kerala and the mother of all martial arts.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></li>
<li style=”margin-left:8px”><span style=”font-size:11pt”><span style=”line-height:115%”><span style=”font-family:Calibri,sans-serif”><span style=”font-size:13.5pt”><span style=”line-height:115%”><span style=”font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;”><span style=”color:black”>&nbsp;A kalari is the school (or training hall) where martial arts are taught. The weapons used in it are strikes, kicks, etc.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></li>
<li style=”margin-left:8px”><span style=”font-size:11pt”><span style=”line-height:115%”><span style=”font-family:Calibri,sans-serif”><span style=”font-size:13.5pt”><span style=”line-height:115%”><span style=”font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;”><span style=”color:black”>&nbsp;A footwork pattern is the most important key in this martial art dance.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></li>
<li style=”margin-left:8px”><span style=”font-size:11pt”><span style=”line-height:115%”><span style=”font-family:Calibri,sans-serif”><span style=”font-size:13.5pt”><span style=”line-height:115%”><span style=”font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;”><span style=”color:black”>&nbsp;Recently, Union Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports has recognized the Indian Kalarippayattu Federation (IKF) as Regional Sports Federation (RSF). </span></span></span></span></span></span></span></li>
<li style=”margin-left:8px”><span style=”font-size:11pt”><span style=”line-height:115%”><span style=”font-family:Calibri,sans-serif”><span style=”font-size:13.5pt”><span style=”line-height:115%”><span style=”font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;”><span style=”color:black”>This decision was taken with a view to promote and provide due acknowledgement and importance to sports having regional spread. </span></span></span></span></span></span></span></li>
<li style=”margin-bottom:13px; margin-left:8px”><span style=”font-size:11pt”><span style=”line-height:115%”><span style=”font-family:Calibri,sans-serif”><span style=”font-size:13.5pt”><span style=”line-height:115%”><span style=”font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;”><span style=”color:black”>This recognition also grants major role to the IKF for promotion and development of Kalarippayattu sport in India.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></li>
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