Sports contribute towards the physical, mental and psychological health of people. It is obvious that where there is healthy sports culture, people stay healthy and remain fit both physically and mentally. This results in a healthy work culture and people become hardworking, dedicated and disciplined which has a profound influence on the progress and development of a region.
India is known for very old and rich culture of traditional sports. There is a mention of traditional sports in ancient scriptures. Along with rich cultural diversity, there are different cultural sports which suit the environment of a particular culture. There are traditional sports like cricket & many modern sports like tennis, badminton, volleyball that are played as part of the Independence Day event.
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