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Leg up for polo

While polo is generally believed to be an upper class male preserve in India and elsewhere, the Tata Trusts are supporting a program that aims at popularizing the sport among women in Manipur, the northeastern hill state. Called Grassroots Development of Women in Polo in Manipur, under the three-year-long program, master trainers will select young girls with aptitude and talent to be trained in the sport. The thrust of the program is to "preserve and revive Manipuri polo culture,” according to an article in the April 2019 issue of Hope-scape, the newsletter of the Trusts. Of the 38 women between......



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