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INDIA-CULTURE/
RTS6QIVG 
April 02, 2022 
A boy performs "Malkhamb" (traditional Indian gymnastics) during celebrations to mark the Gudi Padwa... 
Mumbai, India 
Celebrations to mark the Gudi Padwa festival in Mumbai 
A boy performs "Malkhamb" (traditional Indian gymnastics) during celebrations to mark the Gudi Padwa festival, the beginning of the New Year for Maharashtrians, in Mumbai, India, April 2, 2022. REUTERS/Niharika Kulkarni 
INDIA-USA/TRUMP
RTS33772 
February 23, 2020 
Participants practice "Malkhamb" (traditional Indian gymnastics) during a rehearsal for the "Namaste... 
Ahmedabad, India 
Participants practice "Malkhamb" (traditional Indian gymnastics) during a rehearsal for the "Namaste... 
Participants practice "Malkhamb" (traditional Indian gymnastics) during a rehearsal for the "Namaste Trump" event ahead of the visit of U.S. President Donald Trump, in Ahmedabad, India, February 23, 2020. REUTERS/Amit Dave 
INDIA-USA/TRUMP
RTS3376Z 
February 23, 2020 
Participants practice "Malkhamb" (traditional Indian gymnastics) during a rehearsal for the "Namaste... 
Ahmedabad, India 
Participants practice "Malkhamb" (traditional Indian gymnastics) during a rehearsal for the "Namaste... 
Participants practice "Malkhamb" (traditional Indian gymnastics) during a rehearsal for the "Namaste Trump" event ahead of the visit of U.S. President Donald Trump, in Ahmedabad, India, February 23, 2020. REUTERS/Amit Dave 
INDIA-DAILYLIFE/
RTX6K006 
December 27, 2018 
A man performs "Malkhamb" (traditional Indian gymnastics) during a college festival in Mumbai, India,... 
Mumbai, India 
A man performs "Malkhamb" (traditional Indian gymnastics) during a college festival in Mumbai 
A man performs "Malkhamb" (traditional Indian gymnastics) during a college festival in Mumbai, India, December 27, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas 
INDIA-DAILYLIFE/
RTX6K004 
December 27, 2018 
A man performs "Malkhamb" (traditional Indian gymnastics) during a college festival in Mumbai, India,... 
Mumbai, India 
A man performs "Malkhamb" (traditional Indian gymnastics) during a college festival in Mumbai 
A man performs "Malkhamb" (traditional Indian gymnastics) during a college festival in Mumbai, India, December 27, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas 
INDIA-DEFENCE/
RTS1LFZX 
January 28, 2018 
Indian army soldier performs "Malkhamb" (traditional Indian gymnastics) during a "Gaurav Senani" rally... 
Gandhinagar, India 
Indian army soldier performs "Malkhamb" (traditional Indian gymnastics) during a "Gaurav Senani" rally... 
Indian army soldier performs "Malkhamb" (traditional Indian gymnastics) during a "Gaurav Senani" rally at Gandhinagar, in the western state of Gujarat, India, January 28, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave 
INDIA-RELIGION/
RTS16HAU 
June 10, 2017 
A performer practices "Malkhamb" (traditional Indian gymnastics) during a rehearsal for the upcoming... 
Ahmedabad, India 
A performer practices "Malkhamb" during a rehearsal for the upcoming annual Rath Yatra, or chariot procession,... 
A performer practices "Malkhamb" (traditional Indian gymnastics) during a rehearsal for the upcoming annual Rath Yatra, or chariot procession, in Ahmedabad, India, June 10, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY 
INDIA-RELIGION/
RTS16HAT 
June 10, 2017 
A performer practices "Malkhamb" (traditional Indian gymnastics) during a rehearsal for the upcoming... 
Ahmedabad, India 
A performer practices "Malkhamb" during a rehearsal for the upcoming annual Rath Yatra, or chariot procession,... 
A performer practices "Malkhamb" (traditional Indian gymnastics) during a rehearsal for the upcoming annual Rath Yatra, or chariot procession, in Ahmedabad, India, June 10, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave 
INDIA-RELIGION/
RTS16HA9 
June 10, 2017 
Performers practice "Malkhamb" (traditional Indian gymnastics) during a rehearsal for the upcoming annual... 
Ahmedabad, India 
Performers practice "Malkhamb" during a rehearsal for the upcoming annual Rath Yatra, or chariot procession,... 
Performers practice "Malkhamb" (traditional Indian gymnastics) during a rehearsal for the upcoming annual Rath Yatra, or chariot procession, in Ahmedabad, India, June 10, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave 
INDIA-RELIGION/
RTS16HA8 
June 10, 2017 
A performer practices "Malkhamb" (traditional Indian gymnastics) during a rehearsal for the upcoming... 
Ahmedabad, India 
A performer practices "Malkhamb" during a rehearsal for the upcoming annual Rath Yatra, or chariot procession,... 
A performer practices "Malkhamb" (traditional Indian gymnastics) during a rehearsal for the upcoming annual Rath Yatra, or chariot procession, in Ahmedabad, India, June 10, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave 
INDIA-REPUBLICDAY/
RTSXFG8 
January 26, 2017 
Policemen perform "Malkhamb" (traditional Indian gymnastics) during the India's Republic Day parade in... 
Allahabad, India 
Policemen perform "Malkhamb" during the India's Republic Day parade in Allahabad 
Policemen perform "Malkhamb" (traditional Indian gymnastics) during the India's Republic Day parade in Allahabad, India January 26, 2017. REUTERS/Jitendra Prakash 
INDIA-MILITARY/
RTX2CF52 
May 02, 2016 
***QUALITY REPEAT***An Indian army soldier performs "Malkhamb" (traditional Indian gymnastics) during... 
Gandhinagar, India 
An Indian army soldier performs "Malkhamb" during an awareness programme to attract youth in joining... 
***QUALITY REPEAT***An Indian army soldier performs "Malkhamb" (traditional Indian gymnastics) during an awareness programme to attract youth in joining the armed forces on the eve of India's Republic Day at Gandhinagar, in the western state of Gujarat, India, January 25, 2016. REUTERS/Amit Dave 
INDIA-MILITARY/
RTX23XMK 
January 25, 2016 
Indian army soldiers perform "Malkhamb" (traditional Indian gymnastics) during an awareness programme... 
Gandhinagar, India 
Indian army soldiers perform "Malkhamb" at Gandhinagar 
Indian army soldiers perform "Malkhamb" (traditional Indian gymnastics) during an awareness programme to attract youth in joining the armed forces on the eve of India's Republic Day at Gandhinagar, in the western state of Gujarat, India, January 25, 2016. REUTERS/Amit Dave 
INDIA-MILITARY/
RTX23XMJ 
January 25, 2016 
An Indian army soldier performs "Malkhamb" (traditional Indian gymnastics) during an awareness programme... 
Gandhinagar, India 
An Indian army soldier performs "Malkhamb" at Gandhinagar 
An Indian army soldier performs "Malkhamb" (traditional Indian gymnastics) during an awareness programme to attract youth in joining the armed forces on the eve of India's Republic Day at Gandhinagar, in the western state of Gujarat, India, January 25, 2016. REUTERS/Amit Dave TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
INDIA-MILITARY/
RTX23XMD 
January 25, 2016 
Indian army soldiers perform "Malkhamb" (traditional Indian gymnastics) during an awareness programme... 
Gandhinagar, India 
Indian army soldiers perform "Malkhamb" at Gandhinagar 
Indian army soldiers perform "Malkhamb" (traditional Indian gymnastics) during an awareness programme to attract youth in joining the armed forces on the eve of India's Republic Day at Gandhinagar, in the western state of Gujarat, India, January 25, 2016. REUTERS/Amit Dave 
INDIA-FESTIVAL/
RTX1J2X6 
July 05, 2015 
An instructor helps boys to balance as they practice "Malkhamb" (traditional Indian gymnastics) during... 
Ahmedabad, India 
An instructor helps boys to balance as they practice "Malkhamb" during a rehearsal for the upcoming annual... 
An instructor helps boys to balance as they practice "Malkhamb" (traditional Indian gymnastics) during a rehearsal for the upcoming annual Rath Yatra, or chariot procession, in Ahmedabad, India, July 5, 2015. Hindu devotee perform various stunts including Malkhamb as part of the annual Rath Yatra celebrations which commemorates a journey by Hindu god Jagannath, his brother Balabhadra and sister Subhadra, in specially made chariots. The annual Rath Yatra is celebrated on July 18. REUTERS/Amit Dave
INDIA-FESTIVAL/
RTX1J2WZ 
July 05, 2015 
Boys practice "Malkhamb" (traditional Indian gymnastics) during a rehearsal for the upcoming annual Rath... 
Ahmedabad, India 
Boys practice "Malkhamb" during a rehearsal for the upcoming annual Rath Yatra in Ahmedabad 
Boys practice "Malkhamb" (traditional Indian gymnastics) during a rehearsal for the upcoming annual Rath Yatra, or chariot procession, in Ahmedabad, India, July 5, 2015. Hindu devotee perform various stunts including Malkhamb as part of the annual Rath Yatra celebrations which commemorates a journey by Hindu god Jagannath, his brother Balabhadra and sister Subhadra, in specially made chariots. The annual Rath Yatra is celebrated on July 18. REUTERS/Amit Dave
INDIA
RTR39V2I 
November 01, 2012 
Policemen perform Malkhamb (traditional Indian gymnastics) and blow fire from their mouths during a function... 
Chandigarh, India 
Policemen perform Malkhamb during a function to celebrate 46th Raising Day of Chandigarh Police in the... 
Policemen perform Malkhamb (traditional Indian gymnastics) and blow fire from their mouths during a function to celebrate 46th Raising Day of Chandigarh Police in the northern Indian city of Chandigarh November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Ajay Verma (INDIA - Tags: MILITARY ANNIVERSARY) 
INDIA
RTR39V20 
November 01, 2012 
Policemen wearing ceremonial headgear watch fireworks during a function to celebrate the Raising Day... 
Chandigarh, India 
Policemen wearing ceremonial headgear watch their colleagues perform Malkhamb during a function in Chandigarh... 
Policemen wearing ceremonial headgear watch fireworks during a function to celebrate the Raising Day of Chandigarh Police in the northern Indian city of Chandigarh November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Ajay Verma (INDIA - Tags: MILITARY ANNIVERSARY) 
INDIA/
RTR39DX1 
October 21, 2012 
Indian army soldiers perform "Malkhamb" (traditional Indian gymnastics) during a two-day army exhibition... 
Allahabad, India 
Indian army soldiers perform "Malkhamb" during a two-day army exhibition in the northern Indian city... 
Indian army soldiers perform "Malkhamb" (traditional Indian gymnastics) during a two-day army exhibition in the northern Indian city of Allahabad October 21, 2012. Malkhamb is a combination of traditional Indian gymnastics and martial arts and it can be traced back to the 12th century. REUTERS/Jitendra Prakash (INDIA - Tags: MILITARY SOCIETY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY SPORT) 
INDIA/
RTR2IB6M 
September 14, 2010 
Girls perform on ropes while learning the rope version of Mallakhamb (gymnast's pole) during a practice... 
Mumbai, India 
Girls perform on ropes while learning the rope version of Mallakhamb (gymnast's pole) during a practice... 
Girls perform on ropes while learning the rope version of Mallakhamb (gymnast's pole) during a practice session at a playground in Mumbai September 13, 2010. Mallakhamb is a combination of traditional Indian gymnastics and martial arts and it can be traced back to the 12th century. For centuries, the sport has been dormant but is now regaining popularity in the country. This old sport helps one to be more agile, improves mind and body coordination as well as overall fitness. The group will perform during the opening and closing ceremonies at the Commonwealth Games in New Delhi, according to their coach. Picture taken September 13, 2010. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui (INDIA - Tags: SPORT HEALTH SOCIETY) 
INDIA/
RTR2IB5X 
September 14, 2010 
A boy performs Mallakhamb (gymnast's pole) during a practice session at a playground in Mumbai September... 
Mumbai, India 
A boy performs Mallakhamb (gymnast's pole) during a practice session at a playground in Mumbai 
A boy performs Mallakhamb (gymnast's pole) during a practice session at a playground in Mumbai September 13, 2010. Mallakhamb is a combination of traditional Indian gymnastics and martial arts and it can be traced back to the 12th century. For centuries, the sport has been dormant but is now regaining popularity in the country. This old sport helps one to be more agile, improves mind and body coordination as well as overall fitness. The group will perform during the opening and closing ceremonies at the Commonwealth Games in New Delhi, according to their coach. Picture taken September 13, 2010. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui (INDIA - Tags: SPORT HEALTH SOCIETY) 
INDIA/
RTR2IB5U 
September 14, 2010 
A man performs Mallakhamb (gymnast's pole) during a practice session at a playground in Mumbai September... 
Mumbai, India 
A man performs Mallakhamb (gymnast's pole) during a practice session at a playground in Mumbai 
A man performs Mallakhamb (gymnast's pole) during a practice session at a playground in Mumbai September 13, 2010. Mallakhamb is a combination of traditional Indian gymnastics and martial arts and it can be traced back to the 12th century. For centuries, the sport has been dormant but is now regaining popularity in the country. This old sport helps one to be more agile, improves mind and body coordination as well as overall fitness. The group will perform during the opening and closing ceremonies at the Commonwealth Games in New Delhi, according to their coach. Picture taken September 13, 2010. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui (INDIA - Tags: SPORT HEALTH SOCIETY) 
INDIA/
RTR2IB5T 
September 14, 2010 
Gymnasts perform Mallakhamb (gymnast's pole) during a practice session at a playground in Mumbai September... 
Mumbai, India 
Gymnasts perform Mallakhamb (gymnast's pole) during a practice session at a playground in Mumbai 
Gymnasts perform Mallakhamb (gymnast's pole) during a practice session at a playground in Mumbai September 13, 2010. Mallakhamb is a combination of traditional Indian gymnastics and martial arts and it can be traced back to the 12th century. For centuries, the sport has been dormant but is now regaining popularity in the country. This old sport helps one to be more agile, improves mind and body coordination as well as overall fitness. The group will perform during the opening and closing ceremonies at the Commonwealth Games in New Delhi, according to their coach. Picture taken September 13, 2010. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui (INDIA - Tags: SPORT HEALTH SOCIETY) 
INDIA/
RTR2IB5S 
September 14, 2010 
A man performs Mallakhamb (gymnast's pole) during a practice session at a playground in Mumbai September... 
Mumbai, India 
A man performs Mallakhamb during a practice session at a playground in Mumbai 
A man performs Mallakhamb (gymnast's pole) during a practice session at a playground in Mumbai September 13, 2010. Mallakhamb is a combination of traditional Indian gymnastics and martial arts and it can be traced back to the 12th century. For centuries, the sport has been dormant but is now regaining popularity in the country. This old sport helps one to be more agile, improves mind and body coordination as well as overall fitness. The group will perform during the opening and closing ceremonies at the Commonwealth Games in New Delhi, according to their coach. Picture taken September 13, 2010. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui (INDIA - Tags: SPORT HEALTH SOCIETY IMAGES OF THE DAY) 
INDIA/
RTR2IB5W 
September 13, 2010 
A boy performs Mallakhamb (gymnast's pole) during a practice session at a playground in Mumbai September... 
Mumbai, India 
A boy performs Mallakhamb (gymnast's pole) during a practice session at a playground in Mumbai 
A boy performs Mallakhamb (gymnast's pole) during a practice session at a playground in Mumbai September 13, 2010. Mallakhamb is a combination of traditional Indian gymnastics and martial arts and it can be traced back to the 12th century. For centuries, the sport has been dormant but is now regaining popularity in the country. This old sport helps one to be more agile, improves mind and body coordination as well as overall fitness. The group will perform during the opening and closing ceremonies at the Commonwealth Games in New Delhi, according to their coach. Picture taken September 13, 2010. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui (INDIA - Tags: SPORT HEALTH SOCIETY) 
INDIA/
RTR28VZT 
January 15, 2010 
Indian soldiers run to perform "Malkhamb" (traditional Indian gymnastics) amidst heavy fog during the... 
New Delhi, India 
Indian soldiers run to perform Malkhamb amidst heavy fog in New Delhi 
Indian soldiers run to perform "Malkhamb" (traditional Indian gymnastics) amidst heavy fog during the Army Day parade in New Delhi January 15, 2010. India on Friday celebrated the 62nd anniversary of the formation of its national army with soldiers from various regiments and artillery on display. REUTERS/B Mathur (INDIA - Tags: ANNIVERSARY MILITARY) 
INDIA/
RTR28VU4 
January 15, 2010 
Indian soldiers perform "Malkhamb" (traditional Indian gymnastics) amidst heavy fog during the Army Day... 
New Delhi, India 
Indian soldiers perform "Malkhamb" (traditional Indian gymnastics) amidst heavy fog during the Army Day... 
Indian soldiers perform "Malkhamb" (traditional Indian gymnastics) amidst heavy fog during the Army Day parade in New Delhi January 15, 2010. India on Friday celebrated the 62nd anniversary of the formation of its national army with soldiers from various regiments and artillery on display. REUTERS/B Mathur (INDIA - Tags: ANNIVERSARY MILITARY) 
INDIA/
RTXPS0Z 
October 19, 2009 
Indian soldiers perform "Malkhamb" (traditional Indian gymnastics) to commemorate the 60th Raising Day... 
New Delhi, India 
Indian soldiers perform Malkhamb to commemorate 60th Raising Day of TA in New Delhi 
Indian soldiers perform "Malkhamb" (traditional Indian gymnastics) to commemorate the 60th Raising Day of the Territorial Army (TA) in New Delhi October 19, 2009. The Territorial Army, part of the regular Indian Army and formed by the British in 1920 through the Indian Territorial Act of 1920, was organised into two wings "The Auxiliary Force" for Europeans & Anglo-Indians and the "Indian Territorial Force" for Indian volunteers. REUTERS/B Mathur (INDIA MILITARY POLITICS ANNIVERSARY IMAGES OF THE DAY) 
INDIA/
RTR231HF 
January 04, 2009 
An Indian army soldier performs "Malkhamb" (traditional Indian gymnastics) during the two-day-long army... 
Jammu, India 
An Indian army soldier performs Malkhamb in Jammu 
An Indian army soldier performs "Malkhamb" (traditional Indian gymnastics) during the two-day-long army exhibition in Jammu January 4, 2009. REUTERS/Amit Gupta (INDIAN-ADMINISTERED KASHMIR) 
INDIA/
RTR231H8 
January 04, 2009 
Indian army soldiers perform "Malkhamb" (traditional Indian gymnastics) during the two-day-long army... 
Jammu, India 
Indian army soldiers perform Malkhamb in Jammu 
Indian army soldiers perform "Malkhamb" (traditional Indian gymnastics) during the two-day-long army exhibition in Jammu January 4, 2009. REUTERS/Amit Gupta (INDIAN-ADMINISTERED KASHMIR) 
INDIA/
RTR203HV 
May 01, 2008 
Indian police perform "Malkhamb" (traditional Indian gymnastics) during a function to mark the founding... 
Mumbai, India 
Indian police perform during a function to mark the founding day of the western Indian state of Maharashtra... 
Indian police perform "Malkhamb" (traditional Indian gymnastics) during a function to mark the founding day of the western Indian state of Maharashtra in Mumbai May 1, 2008. Mahrashtra was founded in 1960. REUTERS/Arko Datta (INDIA) 
INDIA/
RTR203HP 
May 01, 2008 
Indian police perform "Malkhamb" (traditional Indian gymnastics) during a function to mark the founding... 
Mumbai, India 
Indian police perform during a function to mark the founding day of the western Indian state of Maharashtra... 
Indian police perform "Malkhamb" (traditional Indian gymnastics) during a function to mark the founding day of the western Indian state of Maharashtra in Mumbai May 1, 2008. Mahrashtra was founded in 1960. REUTERS/Arko Datta (INDIA) 
INDIA/
RTR203GC 
May 01, 2008 
Indian police prepare to perform "Malkhamb" (traditional Indian gymnastics) during a function to mark... 
Mumbai, India 
Indian police prepare to perform during a function to mark the founding day of the western Indian state... 
Indian police prepare to perform "Malkhamb" (traditional Indian gymnastics) during a function to mark the founding day of the western Indian state of Maharashtra in Mumbai May 1, 2008. Mahrashtra was founded in 1960. REUTERS/Arko Datta (INDIA) 
INDIA
RTR1O2GF 
March 29, 2007 
Cadets from the National Industrial Security Academy (NISA) practise Mallakhamb during a passing out... 
Hyderabad, India 
Cadets from the NISA practise Mallakhamb during a passing out parade ceremony on the outskirts of Hyderabad... 
Cadets from the National Industrial Security Academy (NISA) practise Mallakhamb during a passing out parade ceremony on the outskirts of the southern Indian city of Hyderabad March 29, 2007. Mallakhamb is a traditional sport that is practised on a wooden pole. REUTERS/Krishnendu Halder (INDIA) 
INDIA
RTXNZ7M 
November 16, 2005 
Indian soldiers practice Malkhamb, an ancient form of Indian Gymnastics, during a rehearsal of the 'Know... 
Ahmedabad, India 
Indian soldiers practice Malkhamb, an ancient form of Indian Gymnastics, during a rehearsal of the '..... 
Indian soldiers practice Malkhamb, an ancient form of Indian Gymnastics, during a rehearsal of the 'Know your Army' exhibition in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad November 16, 2005. The exhibition will be opened to the public from November 19 to November 21. 
INDIA
RTRA76Z 
May 05, 2005 
Indian soldiers practise Mallakhamb during a rehearsal of the "Know your Army" exhibition in the southern... 
Bangalore, India 
Indian soldiers practise Mallakhamb during a rehearsal of the "Know your Army" exhibition in Bangalore.... 
Indian soldiers practise Mallakhamb during a rehearsal of the "Know your Army" exhibition in the southern Indian city of Bangalore May 5, 2005. The exhibition will be opened to the public from May 6 to May 8. Mallakhamb is a traditional sport that is practised on a wooden pole. REUTERS/Jagadeesh Nv VM//CCK/CN 
INDIA
RTRA75E 
May 05, 2005 
An Indian soldier practises Mallakhamb during a rehearsal of the "Know your Army" exhibition in the southern... 
Bangalore, India 
An Indian soldier practises Mallakhamb during a rehearsal of the "Know your Army" exhibition in Bangalore.... 
An Indian soldier practises Mallakhamb during a rehearsal of the "Know your Army" exhibition in the southern Indian city of Bangalore May 5, 2005. The exhibition will be opened to the public from May 6 to May 8. Mallakhamb is a traditional sport that is practised on a wooden pole. REUTERS/Jagadeesh Nv Pictures of the month May 2005 VM/CCK/CN 
INDIA
RTXMY2Y 
September 28, 2004 
Indian boys watch a fellow trainee practise pole 'mallakhamb' at a training centre in Bombay September... 
Bombay, India 
Indian boys watch a fellow trainee practise pole 'mallakhamb' at a training centre in Bombay Septemb..... 
Indian boys watch a fellow trainee practise pole 'mallakhamb' at a training centre in Bombay September 26, 2004. As well as improving all round fitness, the centuries-old sport helps increase agility, improves mind and body co-ordination and builds muscle. It has become a fashionable leisure pursuit in both Delhi and Bombay. 
INDIA
RTXMY2V 
September 28, 2004 
An Indian girl learns the rope version of 'mallakhamb' as other students await their turn at a training... 
Bombay, India 
An Indian girl learns the rope version of 'mallakhamb' as other students await their turn at a train..... 
An Indian girl learns the rope version of 'mallakhamb' as other students await their turn at a training centre in Bombay September 26, 2004. As well as improving all round fitness, the centuries-old sport helps increase agility, improves mind and body co-ordination and builds muscle. It has become a fashionable leisure pursuit in both Delhi and Bombay. 
INDIA
RTXMY2U 
September 28, 2004 
An Indian boy practises pole 'mallakhamb' at a training centre in Bombay September 26, 2004. As well... 
Bombay, India 
An Indian boy practises pole 'mallakhamb' at a training centre in Bombay September 26, 2004. As well..... 
An Indian boy practises pole 'mallakhamb' at a training centre in Bombay September 26, 2004. As well as improving all round fitness, the centuries-old sport helps increase agility, improves mind and body co-ordination and builds muscle. It has become a fashionable leisure pursuit in both Delhi and Bombay. 
INDIA
RTXMXM7 
September 26, 2004 
Indian boys stand in line while they wait for their turn to learn "Mallakhmab" (gymnast's pole) at a... 
Bombay, India 
Indian boys stand in line while they wait for their turn to learn "Mallakhmab" (gymnast's pole) at a..... 
Indian boys stand in line while they wait for their turn to learn "Mallakhmab" (gymnast's pole) at a training centre in Bombay September 26, 2004. "Mallakhamb" is a combination of traditional Indian gymnastics and martial arts and can be traced back to the 12th century. For centuries the the sport lay dormant but is regaining popularity in the country. 
INDIA
RTXMXM4 
September 26, 2004 
An instructor (hand partially seen) guides a female student to learn the rope version of "Mallakhmab"... 
Bombay, India 
An instructor (hand partially seen) guides a female student to learn the rope version of "Mallakhmab..... 
An instructor (hand partially seen) guides a female student to learn the rope version of "Mallakhmab" (gymnast's pole) at a training centre in Bombay September 26, 2004. "Mallakhamb" is a combination of traditional Indian gymnastics and martial arts and can be traced back to the 12th century. For centuries the the sport lay dormant but is regaining popularity in the country. 
INDIA
RTXMXM2 
September 26, 2004 
An Indian boy trains on a pole as other students await their turn to practise Mallakhmab" (gymnast's... 
Bombay, India 
An Indian boy trains on a pole as other students await their turn to practise Mallakhmab" (gymnast's..... 
An Indian boy trains on a pole as other students await their turn to practise Mallakhmab" (gymnast's pole), a traditional Indian form of gymnatsics, at a training centre in Bombay September 26, 2004. "Mallakhamb" is a combination of gymnastics and Indian martial arts and can be traced back to the 12th century. For several centuries, the sport lay dormant but is regaining popularity in the country. 
INDIA
RTR13PK8 
May 27, 2003 
Two Indian girls perform the rope variation of a traditional form of Indian
gymnastics, known as "Mallakhamb"... 
Bombay, Republic of India 
INDIAN GIRLS PERFORM "MALLAKHAMB" A TRADITIONAL INDIAN GYMNASTICS IN
BOMBAY. 
Two Indian girls perform the rope variation of a traditional form of Indian
gymnastics, known as "Mallakhamb" (gymnast's pole), in Bombay May 27,2003.
Mallakhamb, which can be traced back to the 12th century in India, combines
aggressive body control and the gentleness of a dancer to attain physical
fitness. However, Mallkhamb is on the decline owing to the commercialisation
of other sports. Pictures of the month May 2003 NO RIGHTS CLEARANCES OR PERMISSIONS ARE REQUIRED FOR THIS IMAGE REUTERS/Roy
Madhur

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