The Nehru Yuva Kendra and the Muthamizar Tarkappukalai Valarchi Arakkattalai will organise martial arts annual festival in the city on May 25. Various martial art troupes functioning in the state will demonstrate the art forms such as silambam, wrestling, using of weapons, body building etc. Each troupe will be allotted thirty minutes time for displaying and demonstrating the martial arts.

The objective of the programme to create awareness among the common people on the martial arts of the State, motivate the troupes practising martial arts and provide them a platform to display their talent. Interesting troupes could register with the Arakkatalai on or before May 5. For details, they can call 9442610605, a press release of K. Chandrasekar, managing trustee of the Arakkattalai, here said.