Kabbadi is a Game originated in TamilNadu state(Southern region of India). The word “Kabbadi” has derived from the Tamil word “Kai-Pidi” meaning Hold-hands, which records more views in Sports News Magazine.
Kabbadi is a contact sport, which was believed to be created from Aayars (Yadavas).
The rules of this Game are very simple. To play this Game, you need physical fitness and real physic, which keeps you more fit and energytic.
However, Kabbadi is a common name to the sport, this has various forms in different states in India.
The Game has been recognized as the State Game of many states(TamilNadu, Bihar, Maharashtra, Andra Pradesh, Punjab,etc.) in India.
In Bangladesh, Kabbadi is known by the regional name” hadudu ” and also the National Game of the country.
After the introduction of All India Kabbadi Federation (AIKF) in 1950, rules are framed and came into existence, where first national tournament for men was held in Chennai.
It was Sundar Ram from India, who popularized Kabbadi in Japan.
In 1980, First Asian Kabbadi Championship was held and Bangladesh was the Runners beaten by India.
With moving to other Games like Cricket, Football and so, Kabbadi’s popularity in Bangladesh has been weakened with other economic reasons and lack of interest.
Simply, Kabbadi is commonly known as “GAME OF THE MASSES” by world countries.