As we all may know, THR Raaga is a revolutionized Tamil radio broadcast aimed at youngsters and those modern-minded individuals. Their all-time rival, Minnal.FM, used to be the sole Tamil radio broadcast those days until THR Raaga came into action and plunged Minnal.FM down the list. Ever since then, Minnal.FM has been labeled as ‘obsolete’ and they are no longer reckoned to be a ‘hit’ amongst the Malaysian Indians nowadays, as THR Raaga proved to be otherwise. It’s like comparing the Hallmark Channel with HBO; both serve the same purpose but one happens to be old-fashioned while the other is filled with fun. No offense in this.
A few weeks ago, THR Raaga introduced a new contest, in which the radio deejays would be calling some people randomly and the person who answered the call would have to say a sentence in order to win some cash. That sounds easy isn’t it? All the participants got to do is to send a text message to THR Raaga stating their name and IC number and if they are lucky enough, the next day they might be getting a call from the deejays.
As mentioned in Newton’s 3rd law, every actions would have its own reaction. The folks at Malaysia Hindu Sangam couldn’t help themselves but to come up with a press release by condemning THR Raaga regarding their latest contest. For more info, refer to the letter below.
1) First and foremost, the sentence that the participants got to say when getting a call from THR Raaga is:
THR Raaga – Semma Hot-te, Semma Hit-te
If the folks at Malaysia Hindu Sangam managed to do some homework before coming up with a ‘press release’, they would have known that the sentence reads as “THR Raaga – Semma Hot-te, Semma Hit-te” and NOT “THR Raaga – Semma Hot-te, Semma Heat-te” as they wrote. If they wanted the sentence to be spelled in pure Tamil, the correct pronunciation would have been (rough guess):
UPDATE (7th March 2010): Swamy Nithyanandha’s Public Statement regarding the scandal
I am not sure how many of you are aware of the current ongoing scandal involving the infamous Swamy Nithyananda with a purported Tamil film actress. A video has recently surfaced showing our swamy lying on the bed, having a good time watching the television with a lady by his side, a lady who they claim is none other than actress Ranjitha! I won’t be elaborating on what the video is all about so please come up with your own imagination by going through the screenshots above. (It’s awfully disgusting watching a saint doing all those yo-yo acts)
Everyone seems to be confirming that the ‘swamy’ in that video is indeed, the swamy himself but no word of confirmation regarding the
actress lady yet. Regardless of who she is, both of them are now in hot soup as the video had been broadcasted in Sun News (India) and currently spreading rapidly all over the world.
So as you all may know, we have successfully executed our charity event on 22nd February 2010. Before I proceed any further, let me express my gratitude to all the donators who had donated more than enough to fund this charity, along with our readers and supporters for being a part of the backbone in organising this charity, directly and indirectly.
It was a bright day when brother Suren of Eyezmachi.com and myself drove all the way to the Banting road (via KESAS) and waited for brother Durai of RagedIndian.com, brother Sashi and brother Kannan at the side of the road. While driving, I thought to myself on how the hell I am going to face all the students and teachers at that school as I was having a flu on that day and my eyes were swollen due to being allergic to some fucked-up pills, thus being forced to wear a cooling glass. “Ah, mairachi..”. At least that gave me some confidence.
The journey was quite long in order to reach that school as we have to go through the estate road as seen in the following picture. By the time we arrived there, our cars were soaked in sand, dust and rock.
The moment we reached there, we quickly ask the teacher whether do the students want to have their ‘breakfirst’ first or should we segregate all the books and hand over to them. Instead of an answer, it was the teacher who asked us back the same question. Anyway, she suggested that it would be better to prepare the breakfast as the break time is nearing. Without hesitating, we prepared their breakfast, served the kids with a pack of meehoon and of course, a piece of chicken (KFC) for each of the kids. “Nandri anne” (Thanks brother) would be the common word that we could hear from those kids when we are serving them, something that we don’t get to hear all the time.