200 Attend Candle Light Event In Memory Of Tok Nan

KUCHING, Jan 11 (Bernama) – The drizzle and cool air did not deter a group of about 200 city dwellers from attending a special candle lighting event at the Kuching Waterfront here to commemorate the death of Sarawak´s sixth Chief Minister Tan Seri Adenan Satem, or fondly known as “Tok Nan”.

Event organiser Robert Liew said most of them came to express their grief for the deceased.

Despite the rain, he said the crowd gathered as early as 7 pm to lit the candles and listen to the recording of speeches by Tok Nan.

"Tonight, people from all walks of life, regardless of race and religion, gathered to light the candles in his memory.

"A similar event is also held in Miri and Johor Bahru, " he told reporters here…

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