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Thaipusam drummer stopped by plain clothes policeman

January 22, 2011 | Author: | Posted in Crime, News and Society, Politics, Religion, Society

Guidelines made public last Friday that restrict devotees to singing – no music or drums to be played – have drawn varied reactions. The Hindu Endowments Board (HEB), which announced the guidelines, said it has received a “handful” of queries from devotees seeking clarification. A Facebook page, Bring The Thaipusam Beat Back, was set up …

What is the Thaipusam procession?

SINGAPORE: Hindu devotees celebrated Thaipusam with an annual four kilometre procession that kicked off at the stroke of midnight. Ten thousand participants took part in the event. The procession made its way from the Serangoon Road Sri Srinivasa Perumal Temple to the Hindu Temple in Tank Road. Amidst tight security and safety measures, devotees completed …