Skip to content

Tamil culture popular globally says PM Modi

Tamils, who immigrated from the Indian state of Tamil Nadu and parts of Sri Lanka make up about five percent of Singapore's population.

Singapore Prime Minister, Lee Hsien Loong celebrating Pongal. Image - Twitter/@leehsienloong

Prime Minister, Narendra Modi said that Tamil culture is popular in abroad while responding to a tweet by Singapore Prime Minister, Lee Hsien Loong, in which the latter was seen taking part in Pongal (a popular festival in Tamil Nadu) festivities.

"This is gladdening to see. The vibrant Tamil culture is popular globally," Modi said reacting to the tweet of his Singaporean counterpart. In his tweet, Loong shared glimpses of his belated Pongal celebrations with the diaspora in Ang Mo Kio, Kebun Baru and Yio Chu Kang constituencies.

This post is for paying subscribers only


Already have an account? Log in