- The Homeless Also Get To Celebrate Hari Raya On The Streets
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The Homeless Also Get To Celebrate Hari Raya On The Streets

Last update: 18/07/2015

The homeless to celebrate in style, albeit on the street Foto Bernama
By Sakini Mohd Said

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) -- Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman appeared quiet (TAR) on the first night of Hari Raya, a stark contrast to the high decibel cacophony created by the traders and the chaotic traffic during Ramadan.

Further up along the road, the lights from the stalls around the Chow Kit market have all disappeared, along with the blaring horns from the vehicles maneuvering through the traffic congestion.

Much of the city appeared deserted as the city dwellers, whether locals or foreigners, have left to their hometowns to celebrate Hari Raya or for a holiday.

However, at a dead end back lane near Jalan Sultan Ismail and Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman intersection, a group of Malay men clad in their traditional Baju Melayu while the women in their baju kurung congregated.

The women in particular attracted the attention with their dressing and their hair neatly done. A closer look also indicated the presence of those shabbily dressed and with unkempt hair and looks and as well.....


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