Tag Archive: Hindu Endowment Board

Why Not Make Thaipusam A National Holiday Again Alongside Deepavali, CNY And Hari Raya?

Another year, another incident. You’ve probably seen it – that viral video taken at the Thaipusam procession, or at least heard of its existence: How a volunteer officer from the Hindu Endowment Board (HEB) allegedly disrupted a procession over the…
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Thaipusam Shows Sensitivities Of Race And Religious Issues Remain

There have been recent instances where individuals had refused to heed attempts by police officers to keep the peace during the Thaipusam foot procession, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) said today (Feb 13), in setting out why it imposes…
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K Shanmugam: Hindu Endowment Board Should Find Out Wishes Of The People

Calls for musical accompaniment at the Thaipusam festival should be looked into, said Minister for Law K Shanmugam, speaking at the recording of MediaCorp’s Tamil current affairs programme Ethiroli. “We should find out the wishes of the people. The Hindu Endowments…
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