National Atya Patya Championship 2010 - 2011 To Be Commenced in Thane District
For the very first time, National Atya Patya Championship will be commenced in Thane District. The National Atya Patya Chamionship 2010-2011 will be held in Kalyan and will be attended by many sport enthusiasts from all over the country. Not just being a time pass sport, but Atya Patya is a traditional sport which has been played by many enthusiasts both men and women from all over the country. It will be the first time that Thane District would get an opportunity to host National Atya Patya Championship 2010 – 2011, which would begin today, i.e. on 8th January 2011 and would conclude on 9th January 2011. These two days of triumph will be attended by many sport enthusiasts from all over the India.
Around 18 men's team and 13 women's team from around 24 states across are set to participate in this National Atya Patya Championship 2010 – 2011, to be held in Thane District. This National Level Championship of Atya Patya Sport is been held by the Maharashtra Atya Patya Mahamandal. The National Atya Patya Championship is held at Yashwantrao Chavan Kridangan in Kalyan and around 2 makeshift spectator galleries are been constructed for holding around 5,000 audiences who are about to attend.
The last National Atya Patya Champhionship was held in Pondicherry, and Maharashtra held Second Place, in both Men's Team and Women's Team. This year too, Maharashtra has high hopes from our team.
For more details and timings visit National Atya Patya Championship Events
About Atya Patya
Atya Patya is a traditional Sport which has been popular as a rural game for quite many centuries. Atya Patya has been played all over India, though in different names. In Maharashtra, as everyone calls it Atya Patya, but in Tamil Nadu its refered as Klithatu. Few other popular names for Atya Patya include Darya-Banth, Saragari, Tilli, Pachwati, Chikka and many others. Atya Patya game resembles in many fashion to other known games like Kabaddi and Kho-Kho. But Atya Patya has around 4 innings of seven durations each. Each team of Atya Patya consists of 12 players and the match is generally decided on the basis of three innings. Who scores best in 3 innings is announced as a winner. The first ever Atya Patya National Game was held in 1982 at Nagpur and since then there has been no looking back.