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Sep 6, 2008

Practice at Shahupuri Akhara

Practice at Shahupuri

Before practice begins, one wrestler digs the pit with a shovel to loosen the soil. It is then flattened using a heavy stone weight with a rope tied to it, which one wrestler drags around the pit. Often a younger, lighter wrestler will sit on the weight while it is being pulled to offer more resistance.

Wrestlers of Shahupuri Akhara