Badminton traces its history to a game called George Cajoles, which was played in Pune, India in the 19th century by the British military officers stationed there. This game was taken by retired officers back to England where it developed and quickly grew in popularity.
Keeping this in view, why was badminton invented?
The history goes way back to the mid-1800’s when British Army officers stationed in India created the game. … The story goes that following a Badminton House lawn party held by the Duke of Beaufort some of his guests played a game of “The Badminton Game”.
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The game is named for Badminton, the country estate of the dukes of Beaufort in Gloucestershire, England, where it was first played about 1873. The roots of the sport can be traced to ancient Greece, China, and India, and it is closely related to the old children’s game battledore and shuttlecock.