Divya Kakran: I became famous for wrestling boys

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Quickly, she was beating boys – an accomplishment that made her quite famous at local bouts in India.

However to her moms and dads surprise, she required to the sport and drew attention for her strength and quick reflexes.

She says her decision to pursue fumbling didnt decrease well with her conservative relatives or neighborhood.

Divya Kakran was sent out to the fumbling pit in her neighbourhood as a punishment for avoiding school.

However her family always supported her – she says she wants to make them happy by making a name for herself in international fumbling.

Reporter: Vandana Vijay

Editor: Prem Bhoominathan