Kusti

PhotographerKajan Madrasmail
PrizeHonorable Mention
City/CountrySingapore, Singapore
Photo Date14th Oct 2016
Entry Description

"Kusti" is a form of wrestling from the Indian Subcontinent and it takes place in a clay or dirt pit.Traditional Indian wrestling isn't just a sport - it's an ancient subculture where wrestlers live and train together and follow strict rules on everything. The focus is on living a pure life, building strength and honing their wrestling skills.This picture was taken in an Akhara in Varanasi,India.An Akhara is the training arena where wrestlers are bred and trained.

About Photographer

Self-taught Travel photographer based in Singapore.