Homegrown Indian sport ‘Kabaddi’ that was lost in the limelight of other glamorous sports had made a successful comeback with the help of tournament like Pro Kabaddi League.This is a perfect example of how proper channelizing of resources and infrastructure can bring back the lost glory of a sport. The league has helped in popularizing the sport not only in India but also at the global arena.
Pro Kabaddi League has brought the required glamour to the sport which was needed to attract viewers to promote the domestic sports in India. There have been 6 seasons of PKL till now and all of them have seen huge growth of viewers. The league has also helped in an increase of the sponsorship for the sport which was lacking earlier.
The PLK has contributed so much to this sport that it has become the second most watched league sport in India after Indian Premier League.Such tournaments are like boon as these not only help and boost the players but also give a good source of entertainment and employment generation.
Such tournaments at international level can also bring fame to the country. Platforms like; PKL, are much needed to bring back to life such homegrown sports that have been lost because of the lack of required glamour. Sports league like PKL, should be encouraged to bring the lost glory of Kabaddi. Not only Kabaddi but other Indian sports should be encouraged in the same way to keep our sports culture alive.
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