Group revives interest in traditional Tamil games


  • Nation
  • Thursday, 28 Mar 2019

Compiled by SIM LEOI LEOI, YIMIE YONG and R. ARAVINTHAN

AN organisation in Penang is promoting traditional Tamil games to revive interest in such games among children, reported Malaysia Nanban.The Penang Muthamil Sangam recently organised a traditional games competition at a temple in Butterworth, Penang that included board games such as thayam, pallanguzhi and nondi, which is a type of hopscotch.

According to the organisation, many of these games are dying off due to a lack of exposure.

> A single mother of three in Kapar, Selangor, lost her car after it was torched by masked attackers at dawn on Saturday, the daily also reported.

Apparently, the culprits also set fire to a motorcycle belonging to her relative, which was parked outside their house.

Police are investigating the case.

 

The above articles are compiled from the vernacular newspapers (Bahasa Malaysia, Chinese and Tamil dailies). As such, stories are grouped according to the respective language/medium. Where a paragraph begins with a >, it denotes a separate news item. 

 

 

 

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