Nidar Singh Nihang
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Is this the last living master of martial art shastar vidya?

An almost extinct Indian martial art is being given fresh life thanks to a man thought to be its last living master - who is from the Midlands.

Nidar Singh Nihang, a former meat packer, was taught shastar vidya while visiting relatives in the Punjab as a child.

He is now working hard to spread the art and save it from extinction.

Video journalist: Chris Parkinson

  • 24 Aug 2013
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