Kambala

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News:Recently,Srinivas Gowda competing in a kambala event has covered 100m in 9.55 seconds ahead of Jamaican Usain Bolt’s world record of 9.58 seconds.

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About Kambala:

  • Kambala is an annual festival celebrated in the Dakshina Kannada district of Karnataka.
  • The festival involves the traditional buffalo race generally held from November to March.
  • The buffaloes are made to race one after another in paddy fields as a thanksgiving to the Gods for protecting the animals from diseases.