Indian Community Also Contributes to Bacolod Economy
The Indian community in Bacolod City is also contributing to the economy of city.
This is according to Councilor Em Ang, guest of honor at the opening yesterday of the 4-day Diwali Festival at SM City-Bacolod.
She also said, unlike the Chinese community’s Bacolaodiat Festival in January or February every year, the Diwali Festival of the Indian community is still drawing visitors. The Bacolaodiat features several Chinese culture and tradition that the Negrenses have also adopted.
While the Diwali festival is only on its 5th year celebration this year, is also starting to ignite acceptance of the Negrenses.
Coun. Ang likewise said, the Indian community has been involved in the medical mission for the indigent areas in the city.*(Edith B. Colmo)