A work of devotion: Little India temple gets $4m facelift

Iconic Little India temple gets $4m facelift; now boasts new facilities and brighter spaces

For more than a year, devotees at the 164-year-old Sri Srinivasa Perumal Temple have been sharing sacred space with 20 artisans and a score of other workmen.

Scaffolding towers over their heads as they stream into the main temple hall and bright blue canvas sheets and grey debris netting block off sections undergoing delicate restoration works.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 26, 2018, with the headline 'A work of devotion'. Print Edition | Subscribe