Members of 2nd Battalion, 5th Mahratta Light Infantry, at the sport of Malkam, 1937
Photograph, India, 1937.
Malkam was a sport in which various revolutions were performed on a pole set in the ground. It was one of several traditional village pastimes that was kept up in the Maratha battalions while on active service.
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