Now, Varanasi girls will fight 'dangal' in age-old akhada

Updated: 09 October, 2017 20:40 IST

Joy had no bounds for female wrestlers of Varanasi after the age-old Swami Nath Akhada opened its doors for them. A number of young girls from across the holy city have begun learning the desired skills from experienced wrestlers at the arena of the 450-year-old akhada, located near the Tulsi Ghat. Mahant BN Mishra announced the decision of allowing girls rehearse in the wrestling arena

First Published: 09 October, 2017 19:21 IST