- Abhijit Nath, NET Correspondent, Tripura
Tripura girl, Rachana Das clinched a Bronze medal in the recently-concluded 27th edition of National Thang-Ta championship-2021 organized by Jammu & Kashmir Thang-Ta Association in collaboration with Thang-Ta Federation of India, at New Indoor Sports Complex, MA Stadium, Jammu & Kashmir.
Rachana Das, daughter of Nirmal Kanti Das, retired TSR and Rina Rani Das of Kamrengabari under Kailashahar police station in Unakoti district is a class IX student of Kailashahar Kendriya Vidyalaya.
Rachana bagged the bronze in the event of Phunaba Anishubain 65 Kg junior female category.
A blooming player of Tripura, Rachana has already bagged a Gold medal in the state-level Thanga Ta competition.
Its worthy to note that Thang-Ta (Sword & Spear) is a traditional defence sport and a famed indigenous martial art game of Manipur. It is included as a part of the Khelo India Youth Games – 2021.