For the first time in LISHA’s history of annual Deepavali celebrations, mascots of the three main characters of the Purana will walk down Little India, interact with shopkeepers and patrons and pose for pictures with them. This year’s Deepavali Celebrations also includes a range of other interesting events.
As this year’s Tamil/Indian New Year dates coincide with the Tamil Language Festival, LISHA is giving prominence to Tamil poet and philosopher Thiruvalluvar. Other activities include a cultural show featuring dances from about 13 Indian ethnic groups and a two-day educational program on aspects of Indian culture i.e., saree draping, traditional games, quiz on Thirukkural, musical instruments and dancing.
Bhuvesh Kumar was very comfortable attending physical classes. As COVID-19 ushered in online-on-demand education, he initially struggled to cope with it. However, he graduated with first-class honours and also secured an internship with A*STAR, Singapore’s top government science agency. What’s the secret to his success?