Over 2,000 Sikhs converged at the Ipoh City Council Square (Dataran MBI) to partake in the Vaisakhi state-level celebration recently. Other races were also seen at the open house mingling with the rest.
Gracing the occasion was Menteri Besar Dato’ Seri DiRaja Zambry Abd Kadir who later launched the annual festivity. Present to lend their support were the Executive Councillor for Women, Family and Community Development, Social Welfare and National Integration, Dato’ Rusnah Kassim and State Secretary, Dato’ Seri Abdul Puhat bin Nayan.
Zambry, in his welcoming remarks, said that the open house exemplified the unity among the various races in the state. He thanked the Punjabi community for continuously supporting the Perak government in developing the state.
“The level of unity we achieved today is a reflection of the tolerance