On 30 April 2011 evening, Bukit Batok RC Zone 6 and Bukit Batok IAEC held a Tamil New Year Celebration event at Block 169.
Bukit Batok GROs organized the “Pongal Celebration 2011” on 16thJanuary 2011 at Bukit Batok West Ave 8. There were Tamil traditional food, various dances and music performances . It was a day of fun and laughter. Many of the guests even donned the Tamil traditional dress for this occasion. Several trees were also planted to celebrate this event.
Pongal is a Tamil festival to celebrate a bountiful harvest, which spans over 4 days.