Tanjung Tualang Sikhs bring cheer to Batu Gajah handicap home

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 | Malaysia  | 3 Dec March 2016 | Asia Samachar |
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Kashvinder Singh feeding of the residents at the Batu Gajah handicap home during the Diwali visit by Kar Seva team from Tanjung Tualang Sikh Settlement – PHOTO / SHANNO RANDHAWA

By Anandpreet Kaur / Photos Shanno Randhawa

As in the past two years, Sikhs from Tanjung Tualang Sikh Settlement brought cheer to about four dozen handicapped residents at a home in Batu Gajah, Perak.

Tanjung Tualang is a small town in the Malaysian state of Perak.

During Diwali in October, the group of Sikhs visited Rumah Kebajikan Kanak Kanak Cacat Negeri Perak. This is their third annual visit to the home.

Most of the 47 residents at the home have multiple disabilities. Some have medical history of epilepsy and down syndrome and are totally dependant on their caregivers. Most of them are slow learners, handicapped and mentally retarded.

“They don’t get much support outside. So, this is the little we can do for them,” said one of the volunteers.

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Sherinder Kaur and Verinderpall Kaur cheering up one of the residents at the Batu Gajah handicap home during the Diwali visit by Kar Seva team from Tanjung Tualang Sikh Settlement – PHOTO / SHANNO RANDHAWA

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