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Singapore’s ‘Little India’ Street Is One Of The Most Beautiful Places To Celebrate Diwali Outside India, Even In 2020

Majority of the Hindus may be confined in Nepal and India, but that doesn’t mean Diwali has to. Thanks to Indian diaspora spread across countries for they not only contribute billions in remittance but also help spread the Indian culture across the world. And thankfully, countries too support our culture like their own.

One of the countries to endearingly celebrate the Indian culture is Singapore.

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Happens to be, Singapore has a dedicated street for commemorating the festival of lights and when it lights up during the month of October every year, it looks as glamorous as glamorous could get.

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Little India district is a place in Singapore that, every year, gets themed with dazzling array of colours and hues, oil lamps and millions of bulbs. The history has that back during British times, the market was the place where cattle were traded and mostly, Indians were the traders.

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As time passed and people settled there, the India district came up to become one of the most popular places in Singapore entertaining a blend of culture and lots of Hindu and Chinese temples, mosques and churches. The street celebrates all the vivid culture and their festivities.

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Like every year, this year too, Little Street has been decked up in gorgeous candles, beautiful rangoli decorations and mouth-watering Indian cuisine and virtual events.
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Though the pandemic has restricted the presence of people in the region significantly, but Little India Shopkeepers and Heritage Association is organising a series of interactive events to celebrate Diwali. And if you are not lucky enough to be there, then these pictures of Indian Street might lure you to consider booking a ticket to Singapore some time soon.

Source – India Times

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Besides Diwali, the street is also renowned for its Pongal festivities.

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