Greased pole climbing can be said was the toughest home game at the 50th Naga Fest'13-Delhi. However it was really enjoyed by the youth at the fest.
The Naga Students' Union, Delhi (NSUD) held the first leg of its Golden Jubilee celebrations with the theme "the motto@50: Pause, Rewind and Play" on October 7 and 8, 2013 at the Polo Ground, Delhi University.
The 'Indigenous Delight' commenced on October 7 with B. P. Singh, Vice- Chairman of the Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan (NYKS), Government of India gracing the opening ceremony as the chief guest. The program began with a musical performance by the band Red Light Passenger.
During this two-day 'Indigenous Delight' a total of 16 traditional games were played through organised inter-house competition. These home games included archery for men, arm wrestling for both men and women, cock fight, javelin throw, greased pole climbing for men, wrestling for men, Naga wrestling, blind strike for men and women, basket binding for women, fire- making for men, chicken- catching and yarn spooling for women. The Indigenous Extravaganza ended with the highly anticipated Naga F1 race, an innovative competition blending contemporary technical thinking with traditional mechanical and design practices.
Source :- Morung Express
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