Some 300 students, lecturers, staff and friends attended the Cosmopolitan Ipoh Indian Cultural Nite 09 with the theme “Enlighten Our Culture” held in Town Hall. In his welcoming speech S. Panneerselvam, President of Indian Cultural Society (pic, sixth from left) said that the purpose of the function was to strengthen the relationship of students of different faiths and races. He added that a sum of RM1,200 is being donated to Sekolah Rendah Jenis (T) Buluh Akar to upgrade their library.
The Guest of Honour was Dato’ S. Veerasingam, Advisor for Indian Affairs, Perak State Government (pic, fourth from left) and in his speech requested the students to make use of the training facilities provided by the government.
The guests were entertained with cultural dances, songs and a drama with the theme of necessity to learn Tamil. Pic also shows from left: 2nd – Pn. Nor Adela Dinyati, Principal Cosmopolitan College, 3rd – Dr. Janet Ng, Regional Manager, Cosmopolitan College, 5th – Pn Mariamma a/p Ponniah, representative from SJK (T) Buluh Akar.