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Lagori - a popular game among teenagers | Sanskrit Village

Lagori also known as Lagoori is one of the most popular outdoor games among teenagers in Karantaka state, India. A game originally from Karnataka, Lagori is played usually by two teams - seekers and hitters team.

Featured in this video is a group of teenagers from the Mathur, the only existing Sanksrit village, engaged in playing Lagori.

One of the popular outdoor games among the teenagers of all over India, this game is known in different names in different parts of India. Such as Lingorchya in Maharashtra, Pitthu in Haryana and northern Rajasthan, also Sitoliya in Rajasthan and Gujarat, Yedu Penkulata or Pittu in Andhra Pradesh, Ezhu kallu in Tamil Nadu and Eri panthu in Kerala.