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News reports wrong about Thaipusam incident, says devotee

The following is a Facebook page posting by Mr Mohan, also known as “King Chola Hercules”, who says he was one of the three men arrested for the scuffle during a Thaipusam procession in Serangoon Road on Tuesday. In his note, which he said was “to let the public know my point of view” about the incident, Mr Mohan says …

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Hindus given special privileges: Shanmugam

Law Minister K Shanmugam has responded to questions on why music and musical instruments are banned during the Hindu street procession of Thaipusam. On Tuesday, a fracas broke out between some devotees and police officers when the former were told not to use the musical instruments they had with them. Three persons were eventually arrested for the scuffle. Mr Shanmugam …

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