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70-yr-old training children in 'ancient martial arts' for free in Rameswaram

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70-yr-old training children in 'ancient martial arts' for free in Rameswaram

70-yr-old training children in 'ancient martial arts' for free in Rameswaram

Ganapathy Murugesan, a native of Sambai village in Rameswaram, is using his spare time to teach Silambam to children for free.

He is teaching heroic games of Tamils, Silambam art as a defensive training.

The children who are learning Silambam believe that it will protect the ancient martial arts from extinction.

More than 200 students from Rameswaram are currently enrolled in this training class.


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