List of Traditional Outdoor Games in India

Last Updated on: October 7, 2018
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This List contains the 16 Traditional Outdoor Games in India.

Every nation has its own traditions and same as India has its own. In this list we were talk about the Indian traditional games which comes from different religions and different parts of the country. In the list of traditional games in India, we have listed almost all the games which were enjoyed by out grandfather and their grandfather.

India is a sports country and famous for a various sports & outdoor games. Many athletes from India who brought medals in Olympic in outdoor games. Many types of traditional outdoor games are played in India like lawn tennis, Cricket, Gilli-danda, Pallanguzi,  hockey, soccer, etc. In another words, outdoor games are also known as athletic or sporting games which are generally played in open through involves physical activity. Outdoor games are played a main role to stay fit our body. People who works in a company and self-employed cannot always be in a serious mood, sometimes he requires relaxation. So, in this case they need to play outdoor games to recharge the battery for energy. Mostly people enjoys outdoor games rather than indoor games.

List of Traditional Outdoor Games in India
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    Kabaddi is a very famous outdoor sports in India and mostly played in South Asia and many states of India like Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Aandhra Pradesh, Bi...read more
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    Pachisi is a cross and circle board game known as the "National Game of India" which is originated in Medieval India. This game played on a symmetrica...read more #Indian Childhood Games
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  3. Gilli Danda is a amateur sport which is played in the small town, villages and rural areas. Mostly Gili-Danda played in India and many other countries...read more
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  4. Pallanguzhi also a traditional game which played in South India, especially in Tamil Nadu. It is a traditional ancient Tamil Mancala game which played...read more
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    Stapoo is a outdoor game which is also called as Hopscotch, Stapu and played in open playground. In this game a player through a small object into the...read more #Indian Childhood Games
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    Chaupar also a cross and circle board game which is similar to pachisi, mostly played in India. As per source, Chaupar was created around 4th Century ...read more
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  7. Pitthu Garam is a popular outdoor game in India also known as Seven stones game and Lagori. Game played between two teams and any number of members. ...read more #Indian Childhood Games
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  8. Kancha-Marble game is one of the popular game among kids which is still played in small town, rural areas of India. This game played with round glass ...read more #Indian Childhood Games
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  9. Dog and the Bone is a most popular game among the kids which played between two teams in which 5-10 members per side. In this game, a players comes fo...read more #Indian Childhood Games
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  10. Jallikattu is a most dangerous traditional game which was first time played in 400-100 BC. The game originated by Tamilnadu which is played during fes...read more
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    Kambala is a traditional game of Karnataka which mostly held in southwestern Indian state. This is a buffaloes race in which a man runs through water,...read more
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  12. Lambs and Tigers is a two player leopard game which also known as Goats and Tigers name in Telugu, Aadu Puli Aatam in Tamil, Meka puli aata and Puliju...read more #Indian Childhood Games
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    Malkhamb also a ancient traditional outdoor games which is very famed across Maharashtra. This game was started in 12 century. It is an Indian version...read more
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  14. NAGA Wrestling is a most popular outdoor sport in Nagaland. It is a traditional sport in which a wrestler tries to grab the waist down. The wrestler w...read more
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  15. Vallam Kali is traditional boat game of Kerala which is also known as "Aranmula Nauka Daud". First time this game was played in 1172 in Kerala. In ter...read more
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  16. Kalaripayattu is a combat sport which is also a part of martial art, originated by Kerala. There are a various styles of this game such as Gatka, Huye...read more
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