Singapore Sikhs join Purple Parade

A number of Sikh organisation mobilised their members to make their presence felt at the event meant to promote awareness and celebrate abilities of persons with special needs

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Some members of the Sikh community who attended the Purple Parade – Photo: YSA Facebook
By Asia Samachar Team | SINGAPORE |

Members of the Sikh community made their to the Purple Parade yesterday (2 Nov), a signature Singapore event for people with special needs.

They joined the rest of the nation for the parade which entered into its seventh year.

Those present at the carnival were able to purchase one-of-a-kind handmade items by persons with special needs, enjoy unique purple food and beverages, score exclusive Purple Parade merchandise, bond over interactive games, and enjoy an inclusive Concert.

The Purple Parade is a unifying national platform to promote awareness and celebrate abilities of persons with special needs, according to information at its website.

The core of the movement is to ensure that people with special needs are included in the main chapter of Singapore’s growth and have equal access to education, employment, transport and social networks.

 

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