- Khelo India Youth Games 2021 will be organised by Haryana.
- Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports has approved the inclusion of four Indigenous Games to be a part of Khelo India Youth Games 2021.
- The four Indigenous Games which will be included are Gatka, Kalaripayattu, Thang-Ta and Mallakhamba.
Gatka is the name of an Indian martial art associated with Punjab
Kalaripayattu, also Known as Kalari, is the name of martial art Corm of Kerala
Thang-Ta is the name of Manipur’s martial art form
Mallakhamba is a traditional sport, originating from the Indian subcontinent