The photo shows a game of ‘Lathi Khela’, a play with sticks, is played on a remote riverine island near Kushtia, about 270 kms from Dhaka, capital of Bangladesh, on January 1, 2007. Historically, sticks were used by landlords in Bangladesh and the sub-continent to grab land. Now the activity has turned into a game which is popularly known as ‘Lathi Khela’ or stick play. In modern times the game has gained widespread popularity in Bangladesh for its fast paced and sometimes dangerous confrontations. Photo: Qamruzzaman (image by Qamruzzaman)
The photo shows a game of ‘Lathi Khela’, a play with sticks, is played on a remote riverine island near Kushtia, about 270 kms from Dhaka, capital of Bangladesh, on January 1, 2007. Historically, sticks were used by landlords in Bangladesh and the sub-continent to grab land. Now the activity has turned into a game which is popularly known as ‘Lathi Khela’ or stick play. In modern times the game has gained widespread popularity in Bangladesh for its fast paced and sometimes dangerous confrontations. Photo: Qamruzzaman (taken 01/01/08)
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