Aware, Awake & Arise: Issues that concern the region

Sunday, April 6, 2008

Meghalaya’s traditional archery competition

By Jogesh Doley
"Meghalaya, the beautiful state of the northeast with a breathtaking beauty and scenery has a lot more to offer other than its beauty. For entertainments, the state has the annual archery competition organised by the Aaphira Archery committee to commemorate the uprising of the Khasi king, U Tirot Singh against the British rule in April 1828, for the revelers to escape from the day-to-day monotony and the boredom of life."
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1 comment:

tys said...


iam a traditional archery enthusiast and is interested in the different styles that were practiced across india..

could you please advice me where i can purchase a real meghalaya traditional bow and arrows from? it will be great if you can put me in touch with someone who makes it, so that i can do an interview and record the method of making it...


you can mail me at