Malay Indian minister calls for setting up libraries in temples

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Kuala Lumpur, Mar.30 (ANI): Malaysia's Deputy Federal Territories and Urban Wellbeing Minister, M. Saravanan, has said temples throughout the country should set up libraries within their vicinity to allow devotees to gain knowledge on Indian customs and traditions.

The Star and the Makkal Osai quoted him as saying that temple committees should also look into conducting religious and moral classes for youngsters.

He said parents must encourage their children to attend these classes so that they could be well versed in Indian practices and traditions.

Speaking to reporters after attending a donation drive for the Sri Maha Kaliam-man Temple in Serdang on Saturday, he said many youngsters got into social problems as they lacked proper guidance from their parents and teachers. (ANI)

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