Penang appeals for relaxed Thaipusam SOP for hilltop temple

Deputy Chief Minister P. Ramasamy hopes that the Penang government’s appeal to reconsider the SOP set for the upcoming Thaipusam celebration will be given due consideration by the National Security Council and National Unity Ministry. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, January 14, 2022.

THE Penang government today appealed to the National Security Council and National Unity Ministry to reconsider the standard operating procedures (SOP) set for the Thaipusam celebration.

Deputy Chief Minister II P. Ramasamy, who is also Penang Hindu Endowment Board (PHEB) chairman, said the official appeal will be submitted today to specifically seek a relaxation of SOP for the celebration at the Thanneermalai Shree Balathandayuthapani Devasthanam Temple (hilltop temple).

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