Tuesday, August 16, 2016

'Sivamurugan Pandian, National Day 2016 Patriotism Icon', Bernama, 12 August 2016

Prof Dr Sivamurugan Pandian together with mom S.Selammah after being consented Setia Diraja Kedah medal at Istana Anak Bukit, Alor Setar last January
By Nur Syuhada Shamsudin

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 12 (Bernama) -- It had been the practice of housewife S.Selammah when came Maghrib time, she would order her children playing outside with their friends to come inside the family home, located in a Malay-majority housing area in Tanjung Malim, Perak.

"It was not just for me, as everyone would be asked to come home and told that it was Maghrib time.

"If it wasn't my mother doing so, the other non-Malay mothers were also sensitive to the Muslims' prayer time as a signal for us children to stop playing and come in as a sign of respect for our Muslim neighbours," recalled political analyst, Prof Dr Sivamurugan Pandian.....

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