Perak State Legislative Assembly Speaker, Dato’ S.K. Devamany organised a special prayer for victims of the Nepal earthquake disaster on Saturday, May 2 at Kallumalai Temple, Ipoh. He also helped to raise funds for the unfortunate Nepalese.
The prayer was for the victims’ souls to rest in peace, to give strength to the survivors and hope for the future of Nepal. Nearly a hundred people gathered at the temple offering prayers for those who lost their lives and homes in the massive earthquake which killed more than 7750 people.
Special prayers dedicated to communities in the affected region of the Himalayan nation were also performed by the temple members.
The prayers were followed by fundraising. Donation boxes were placed at strategic points in the temple for devotees to contribute. Over RM1000 was collected, in all.