Fighting with razor sharp blades
Updated on 02 June 2009
A violent and bloody martial art banned in India, is enjoying a resurgence in the UK. Nina Teggarty reports.
Shastar Vidiya, the violent and bloody science of weapons, banned by a British Raj worried about violent insurrection, is being revived by a Sikh factory worker from Wolverhampton.
It is part of a trend - all martial arts are on the up.