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Chariot race and the Daptizing of Penang

In Ben Hur the movie, the battle of the chariots is a race to kill.

In Betelham (sister city to Jerusubang), it’s a matter of the DAP state government racing its RM3 million prosperity chariot against the 120-year old Lord Muruga chariot that has traditionally made its way from Little India to the waterfall Hindu temple on Thaipusam.

Yup, the ultrakiasu DAP state is pitting its 1.6-tonne, golden chariot against the old silver one of the Nagarattaar Chettiyaars that has faithfully trundled along over the last century to mark the festival in Penang. (more…)

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January 4, 2017 at 12:07 pm 13 comments


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