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In February each year, Ludhiana becomes the destination fro hundreds of sports enthusiasts, including foreigners. They come to Kila Raipur to see the special breed of bullocks, camels, dogs, mules and other animals competing in highly professional events. It is to be seen to be believed. In 1946, Mr. Bakhsish Singh was instrumental in getting the most popular event of the Games – the Bullock Cart Race – introduced.
This is the annual Kila Raipur Sports Festival
, commonly called The Rural Olympics
. This years games are over
, but photos
of various events
are being posted online
. For one last taste, here's a 10 minute video from the 2007 events
posted by filthy light thief
on Feb 21, 2012 -