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Picture Gallery - The Thai Poosam Kavady festival

THE Hindu temple on Valley Road, Port Elizabeth was a riot of colour as about 300 Hindus gathered to celebrate the Thai Poosam Kavady festival yesterday. Celebrated every year across the world, the festival is the culmination of ten days of fasting by Dravidian Hindus from the Southern part of India. Yesterday’s celebration saw the huge group of Hindus surrounded by incense and dressed in bright colours as they sang and prayed. Pictures by: FREDLIN ADRIAAN

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BrandGat 9 February 2012 1:17 pm

To all those in the''Struggle" it continues on and on because now you struggle to be ''King of the Hill', every one wants to be top dog so knives come out and the struggle continues,until you end up d...

dokhotelo 8 February 2012 10:41 pm

...and by the way. Malema had very efficient accountants so they can explain in plain hyerogliphics how a poor man with only a miserable salary of Prez of the Youth Fleague can metamorphose his money ...

dokhotelo 8 February 2012 10:32 pm

PeSter: I am an authentic astronaut too!!!....Your statements don't hold, because they are biased. You might not be approving corruption, but, unless I read The Vuvuzerald from another planet, every d...

PStir 8 February 2012 11:08 am

I AM an independent accountant, I do my own taxes and 50% and 9 days are over-the-top and far-fetched, if you don't want water, electricity (when they are available) or your nice house then go without...

mastermindPE 8 February 2012 10:35 am

@PeSter - you will get the shock of your life when you realise you work only 9 days out of every month for yourself, the rest of the month - you work for the trough of the snout gobblers and gravy qua...

The Struggle 7 February 2012 4:07 pm

During the May Regional Conference, I urge the branches to vote with their minds and not be emotional. The youth league has learnt the hard way, they are disbanded because they allowed themselves to b...

dokhotelo 7 February 2012 1:22 pm

PeSter: Ask an independent accountant, not a 'struggle' one, how much a SA taxpayer is paying actually. Please explain the Mayor's (and ANC councillors)' "nobility" in hiding a damning report on corru...

BrandGat 7 February 2012 12:39 pm

New Eskom Problems! what`s new,they can`t even keep the lights on and that`s their job,now the prepaid`d a shambles you can`t leave these dummies alone for a second and they screw up!...

Mashi 7 February 2012 11:27 am

The frustrated staff is perfectly in agreement with the just as frustrated public with the fact that Bayworld has always been and will always be a "bottomless pit" and "desperate for funding", waiting...

edisking1 7 February 2012 10:41 am

Thumbs-up to Mr Mannya for having ZERO tolerance for corruption and bribery. As for SADTU and affiliated teachers, you are a shame to the human race. What of your students? What of those teachers who ...