MCA Kelana Jaya
Ong Chong Swen
王 锺 璇
Today is :
Friday October 28, 2011
Timely aid for festival
Jaya parliamentary liaison officer Ong Chong
Swen recently spent time with the Indian
community in the constituency in conjunction
presented a total of RM28,000 to 12 Indian-based
non-governmental organisations and Indian
temples in the constituency, which would be
channelled to the less fortunate to help bring
some Deepavali cheer.
speech, Ong noted that Deepavali is celebrated
by the Indian community for different reasons.
Symbolic gesture: MIC president Datuk G.
Palanivel lighting a traditional oil lamp to
signify the triumph of good over evil as Ong
example, the Hindu celebrate Deepavali as the
Festival of Lights with family members and
prayers at home, while the Sikh community
celebrates Deepavali as a Celebration of
Freedom,” she said.
importantly, the Malaysian Indian community
celebrates Deepavali not only with their own
community, but with their friends and neighbours
of all races.
Malaysians, irrespective of race or religion,
enjoy celebrating major festivities and cultural
said Malaysians should also continue caring for
the less fortunate and called on everyone to
provide continuous support to the
Deepavali aid: Ong
(right) presenting cash aid to the less
fortunate in the Kelana Jaya constituency at the