On World Tribal Day, the traditional game Madai will be held in Raipur, with 700 participants from 17 districts.

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On World Tribal Day, on August 7 and 8, a traditional game of specially protected tribes, Madai, will be organized at Swami Vivekananda Stadium, Kota Raipur. Archery, slingshot, Matka race, Gilli-danda, Gadi-run, bumblebee, fugdi (girls category), billa (girls category), kabaddi, rope pull, sattul are all traditional Madai sports (pithul), Heavy Run, Bora-Run, Sui-Dhaaga Run (Girls Category), Mudi Lukavan (Goti Lukavan), Three Tongri Run, and Sailing (For Adults), among others, will be held.
Organized by the Tribal and Scheduled Castes Development Department, this competition will be held in two categories for boys and girls under the age group of 14 to 18 years and under open competition, traditionally played sports competitions will be organized for women and men of 18 years and above. At the district level, entry will be invited from sports-wise specially protected tribal communities from all the development blocks falling under the agency area. It is noteworthy that sports competitions were organized in the districts from July 22 to 28. After the selection, about 700 participants from 17 districts will participate in this state-level event.

Under the Khel Madai event, a cultural program will be presented on August 7 in the auditorium of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Government Medical College at 5 pm, especially by cultural groups of backward tribal groups. The cultural program will be under Chief Hospitality and Parliamentary Secretary Dwarkadhish Yadav of Tribal and Scheduled Caste Development Minister Dr Premsai Singh Tekam. In the cultural program, 7 teams of specially protected tribes will give their performance.

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