India athletes eye Olympics at Rural Games

Besides launching careers in sport, the annual Kila Raipur Sports Festival unites people across the country.

The northern Indian state of Punjab is holding what’s known as India’s rural olympics, where sports such as rope-pulling and cart-racing are featured.
 
It is considered a big deal for many athletes as it can lead to selection for the Olympic team.
 
Al Jazeera’s Nidhi Dutt reports from Kila Raipur, Punjab.

Source: Al Jazeera