Per the report from the Star, they were supposed to be performing from Aug 8 to Sep 30 in Taman Puchong Utama.
Then a few weeks later, Lulu read that the performance was suddenly cut short.
"Bad planning", "Gross mismanagement" "apa-lah ni?" was some of the grouses that Lulu heard from people who were planning to go.
Then yesterday, Lulu learnt the truth behind the kena potong.
from the Sun 26Sept pg 9
"MPSJ Banning Circuses During Ramadan"
PAS Secretary General Datuk Kamaruddin Jaafar says the Subang Jaya Municipal Council is denying non-Muslims the right to watch circus performances by banning them during the month of Ramadan.
... he told Oriental Daily News when asked to comment on the council's move to stop a circus from showing in Puchong Utama with the reason that all entertainment activities must stop during Ramadan.
and from a discussion in lowyat.net,
It's not the management's fault. Blame it to MPSJ-- we cannot perform till the 30th of September because by next week, Puasa period will start.To ban the circus during Ramadan because it is a form of entertainment?
Yeah, what a lame excuse. What happened to the "multi-racial" country, this country is claiming about?
If they have to be strict about it, then they have to be fair; they must also close ALL the entertainment business in lieu of the Puasa period.
Let's take for example the cinema, aracades, pubs, videokes, etc., etc., . Albeit, they are open during Puasa.
The Royal London Circus, has never experienced this, only until now here in Puchong. Which infact, we had operated during Puasa period even to the most conservative/traditional Muslim area like Kuantan.
Besides, the license we applied for was originally dated 12 July to 12 September and only almost a month after they allowed us to perform. We could have started earlier and avoid performing during Puasa.
We are endorsed by the Tourism -- The Royal London Circus has not only brought entertainment to people but it has also garnered tourists overseas thus, helping the Tourism especially during the 50th Merdeka.
Why stop there?
The TV stations should go blink the whole month. or maybe just air Quran readings and nasyid singing.
Newspapers should do away with their Hiburan section.
and whilst we are at it, Zam should stop talking this whole month because many of us consider what he says as pure entertainment.
When will they understand that a desire for God and to do His will starts with your heart? It is not in the pious deeds that you do and the wicked that you dont do. And you could put a wicked man in the most sanitised environment, and if his heart is wicked, he will remain wicked.
yes siree....! The circus has arrived, and Lulu's not talking about the Royal London Circus. Islam-as-i-say-tion is here, it is run by the little mullahs who do as they please, and subject you to their whims and fancies.
You are now paying for it, and if it is not stopped, your children will have to pay a heavier price.
Remember this : Because the non-Muslim partners do not / will not treat the problem at the root, the fella from BN you voted has now to fight with the symptoms. And even so, they are unsuccessful. Are you sure you want to vote them back in again?