Tag: Thaipusam

Public outrage grows over alleged discrimination against devotees at Thaipusam kavadi procession

The seemingly needless disruption a group of devotees allegedly faced during Thaipusam has sparked public outcry over the strict restrictions devotees participating in the one-day festival are expected to adhere to. Members of the public grew incensed after a videos of the disruption some devotees faced during...

Devotees incensed that authorities allegedly disrupted Thaipusam kavadi procession for no good reason

A post alleging that the authorities needlessly disrupted a Kavadi procession during Thaipusam last month has gone viral online. The post, by Facebook user Pradeep Thana, was uploaded on social media this morning and includes three videos that have garnered almost 250,000 views together. Pradeep revealed that...

WTH is Chinese Privilege?

In a recent article in the Malay Mail in Malaysia, Singaporean born Surekha Yadav portrayed Singapore as a racist country. Her article attracted much comments from Singaporeans who either agreed or disputed with her. In her article, she alleges that the Singaporean Chinese enjoy more...

Stuck in Little India

He stretches out his hand and drops the little black button, no larger than a shirt button, into the plastic bowl. The shop owner hastily shoves a packet of food into his hands. Pomiah Chandran Suresh has often frequented the soup kitchen at Dunlop...