Kokata's love for badminton is evergreen as we so often see during family picnics, with almost every family member having a go at swinging racquets wildly. But we are listing down some stores for badminton gears which can be helpful to professionals and novices alike.
Swing It Like Sindhu Does! Get Your Badminton Racquets From These Stores
Samur Sports in Bhawanipore, near Punya Theatre is that legacy sports goods store which has been frequented by many of us as kids. Some of us even got our first racquet from Samur! You will find a lot of local brands such as Silver's, Konex and Jonex, among others, which can get you racquets within INR 1,000.
Go to Sportsjam in Short Street and you're sure to come out as the next B Sai Praneeth. Because this store legit has everything related to badminton. Starting from racquets, grips, strings to even shuttlecocks and kit bags, Sportsjam will be able to offer you full ammunition. Get a Yonex Astrox 38S or Head Xenon badminton racquet, starting INR 2,599.
One of the biggest and most dedicated sports goods stores in the city, GK Sports in Park Street is one place where you can get racquets and shuttles readily available. Even though negligible, but sometimes they do offer discounts on badminton grips and shuttle boxes.
Samir Sports on MG Road is one of the most sough after sports goods stores in north Kolkata. Don't be fooled going by the size, because the store can get you different varieties of racquets from local and international brands. You might be able to bargain for a particular racquet if you're going for a local one.