Malaysian PM Najib joined in Thaipusam celebrations

Hindus have commended Malaysian Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak for joining in Hindu Thaipusam celebrations at Batu Caves Hindu shrine near Kuala Lumpur on February three. Welcoming this visit, distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, termed it as a “step in the right direction”. It sent the […]

Thaipusam holiday in Malaysia’s Kedah: Hindus welcome the Proposal

Hindus have welcomed the proposal of gazetting Hindu festival of Thaipusam as public holiday in Malaysian state of Kedah. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, called it “a step in the right direction”, although long overdue. Zed, who is President of Universal Society of Hinduism, further said that a […]

Thaipusam – a National Festival in Malaysia

Thai Pusam, probably the biggest religious congregation in Malaysia, attained yet another status of National Festival. Published in The Malaysian Government has been urged to recognize Thaipusam as a national festival and to make it a public holiday in the peninsula. Thaipusam is a Hindu festival celebrated mostly by the Malay Tamil community on […]