Butthan Co-Competition held at Rajshahi | The Daily Star
08:37 PM, December 31, 2020 / LAST MODIFIED: 09:20 PM, December 31, 2020

Butthan Co-Competition held at Rajshahi

The two-day long Mujib Year 14th National Butthan Co-Competition 2020 came to an end today at Rajshahi Engineers Institute Sports Ground.

Butthan is a combat sports known as a system of self-defense and personal development with South Asian heritage. Butthan was included as a form of combat sports by National Sports Council (NSC), Ministry of Youth and Sports, Bangladesh in 2013.

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Butthan practitioners from 29 districts participated the competition, held in seven weight divisions. The program consisted of free hand-to-hand combat events along with Butthan weapon forms and lathi khela.

World-record holder and internationally acclaimed Grand Master Acharya Yuree Vajramunee was present during the competition. Yuree is known for his inspirational Janaism philosophy. 


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