Jenjarom

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Jenjarom is a town located in Kuala Langat District, Selangor, Malaysia.

Jenjarom has a Malay and Chinese (Hokkien) and Indian on the other side, and the most interesting place here is at the Dong Zen Fo Guang Shan Buddhist Temple[1] It attracts: there were about a quarter of a million visitors in 2004. This town was nearby Telok Panglima Garang highway (SKVE) and the landmark of this town was a Tesco and Econsave that build up around by 2016.

Jenjarom was one of the New Villages, set up in the 1950s during the Malayan Emergency to segregate the rural Chinese villagers from the Communist insurgents within Malaysia under the Briggs Plan. This aimed to cut off supplies to the insurgents. Like other typical new villages, most of the residents are warm and friendly.

The emphasis on the importance of education is seen as the key to improving the town, and local schools are contributing to this.

Education

Primary school

  • Sekolah Jenis Kebangsaan (Tamil) Jenjarom
  • Sekolah Jenis Kebangsaan (Cina) Jenjarom
  • Sekolah Kebangsaan Jenjarom

Secondary school

  • Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Jenjarom

References

  1. ^ Yeang Soo Ching (2005). "Monastic attraction". The Buddhist Channel. Retrieved 2007-03-04.

Coordinates: 2°53′N 101°30′E / 2.883°N 101.500°E / 2.883; 101.500


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