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Pune couple applauded by PM Modi for popularizing Mallakhamb in US

Mallakhamb, a game that has been drilled in India for quite a long time, expects competitors to strain and utilize each muscle in their body. A games structure that is to some degree like tumbling, Mallakhamb assists professionals with creating rate, endurance, and wellness.

Many years back, in the year 1996, Chinmay Patankar had left Indians staring in wonder as he had performed gravity-resisting Mallakhamb moves on a moving truck in Pune. The man is currently credited to having advocated the customary Indian games abroad and was as of late adulated by in all honesty Prime Minister Narendra Modi himself.

Seven days prior, during his month to month address to the country through the ‘Mann ki Baat’ program, PM Modi referenced Chinmay Patankar and adulated him and his significant other for making Mallakhamb mainstream universally. He stated: “Nowadays, our traditional sport of Mallakhamb is gaining popularity in several countries. In the United States, when Chinmay Patankar and Pradnya Patankar started to teach Mallakhamb from their home, even they did not think it would become this successful. Today, there are Mallakhamb training centres at several locations in the US and a great number of young persons are enrolling to learn the ancient Indian sport.”

Mallakhamb, a game that has been polished in India for quite a long time, expects competitors to strain and utilize each muscle in their body. A games structure that is fairly similar to aerobatic, Mallakhamb assists specialists with creating pace, endurance, and wellness. Chinmay and Pradnya, who are specialists in the game, have won a few honors for their abilities as of now.

Prominently, in 2017, Chinmay had performed Mallakhamb in the United Nations, denoting the first run through the game was performed at a global stage. He has additionally performed Mallakhamb at the Statute of Liberty, the Lincoln Center of Performing Arts, the Boston Children Museum, and the well known Times Square. His significant other Pradnya is credited to having created a book on the game – ‘Mallakhamb Book of Knowledge’.

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