Punjab’s Rural Olympics

As the 77th Kila Raipur Sports Festival takes place GT1588 team member Harbakhsh Grewal looks at the wonder that is India’s Rural Olympics, and asks what the future holds for traditional sports.

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SONIK KICKS! The Modfather and The Sikh Weapons Master

Weller’s 35 year career has spawned many high profile collaborations but none quite as unique as that with Nidar Singh Nihang, the last known master of the Sikh battlefield arts.

In an unlikely match rock legend Paul Weller and the last surviving Sikh master of Shastar Vidiya collaborate on an arresting music video – and help to spread awareness of Sikh martial arts and philosophy as a result. Weller fan and GT1588 team member Harbakhsh Grewal explains how it happened. 

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