An interview with Kajal Kumari – a carrom player

Kajal Kumari came first in 6th president trophy Mumbai district ranking carrom tournament 2016

Kajal Kumari is an international carrom player. She is playing carrom for over ten years. (SN) spoke to her about carrom career in this small chat.

SN – How did you start playing carrom?

KK – World champion Rashmi Kumari once visited our village to play carrom. Her game inspired me and I decided to become a carrom player. I am playing carrom from year 2005.

SN – Is it possible to make a career in carrom?

KK –  Definitely. I am a good example of it. I am currently employed by ‘Indian Oil’ in sports quota as an officer. I got this job based on my carrom skills.

SN – Do you have to do physical workout or mental exercise for it?

KK – Not really. I practice carrom around four hours per day and that is all.

SN – What are job opportunities for state level players?

Getting job is little difficult for state level players. It is easier for national or international level players.

Kajal is happy that is promoting local sport tournaments. She thanked for promoting carrom on their web site.

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