Photos: Girls participate in a self-defence training camp in Jammu

Updated On Jul 08, 2017 04:00 PM IST 7 Photos
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A Durga Vahini girls takes part in a self-defence training camp organised by Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) in Jammu. Durga Vahini is the female counterpart of the Bajrang Dal, a subsidiary of the Hindu nationalist organisation Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) which was established in 1991. Women between the ages of 18 and 35 are allowed to join this camp and trained. (Nitin Kanotra /HT Photo)

A Durga Vahini girls takes part in a self-defence training camp organised by Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) in Jammu. Durga Vahini is the female counterpart of the Bajrang Dal, a subsidiary of the Hindu nationalist organisation Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) which was established in 1991. Women between the ages of 18 and 35 are allowed to join this camp and trained. (Nitin Kanotra /HT Photo)

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In India, thousands of youths have joined Bajrangi Dal. For girls who want to join such organization, VHP founded an independent organization of Hindu Yuwatis (Women) in the name of Durga Vahini on Ashwin Shukla Ashtami (Durga-Ashtami). (Nitin Kanotra /HT Photo)

In India, thousands of youths have joined Bajrangi Dal. For girls who want to join such organization, VHP founded an independent organization of Hindu Yuwatis (Women) in the name of Durga Vahini on Ashwin Shukla Ashtami (Durga-Ashtami). (Nitin Kanotra /HT Photo)

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During the course of their training they practice Yoga, martial arts and other physical training exercises. (Nitin Kanotra /HT Photo)

During the course of their training they practice Yoga, martial arts and other physical training exercises. (Nitin Kanotra /HT Photo)

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Girls take part in a self-defence training camp organised in Jammu. (Nitin Kanotra /HT Photo)

Girls take part in a self-defence training camp organised in Jammu. (Nitin Kanotra /HT Photo)

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Some of the skills imparted during the training session were karate, stick fighting and handling of air guns. (Nitin Kanotra/Ht Photo)

Some of the skills imparted during the training session were karate, stick fighting and handling of air guns. (Nitin Kanotra/Ht Photo)

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Girls of the Durga Vahini group offer prayers during a self defence training camp in Jammu. (Nitin Kanotra /HT Photo)

Girls of the Durga Vahini group offer prayers during a self defence training camp in Jammu. (Nitin Kanotra /HT Photo)

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Girls from more than 15 border towns took part in the personality and self-development exercises. (Nitin Kanotra /HT Photo)

Girls from more than 15 border towns took part in the personality and self-development exercises. (Nitin Kanotra /HT Photo)

Updated on Jul 08, 2017 04:00 PM IST
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