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“Rural Olympics” begin

<p>Ludhiana: The Punjab government’s ‘Rural Olympics,’ in Kila Raipur village near here, kicked off with hockey and kabaddi matches as well as 100-meter races in various age categories.</p>
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<p>Low attendance on opening day led some visitors to speculate that the games’ current weekday scheduling may be the cause. The absence of the bullock-cart races this year is another factor. TNS</p>