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PSP Deepavali walkabout at Little India




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Singapore – On Saturday October262019, Progress Singapore Party (PSP) secretary-general Dr Tan Cheng Bock together with his party members visited Tekka Market at Little India and the Deepavali stalls along Campbell Lane to wish Indian Singaporeans a Happy Deepavali.

During the two hours visit to Little India, PSP members had a chance, together with Dr Tan, to take part in the festive cheer and build close kinship and ties with the community.

“We are here today to celebrate the festival of lights with the Indian community, share with them the joy of Deepavali and to personally convey our Deepavali wishes,” said Dr Tan Cheng Bock.

Dr Tan was accompanied by twelve Indian members of PSP. “We are so happy and honoured that Dr Tan has made his presence felt on the eve of Deepavali and to come down personally to wish us on this auspicious occasion of Deepavali, said Mr Nalla, CEC member of PSP.

PSP members exchanged Deepavali sweets, witnessed the art of Henna tattooing and experienced first-hand the thrills and frills at Little India on the eve of Deepavali.

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PSP received a warm welcome from the merchants of Little India and they concluded the walkabout with a treat for those celebrating Deepavali at Gayatri Restaurant on Race Course Road.

The party takes this opportunity to wish all Singaporeans celebrating Deepavali a great festival of lights.

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