WATCH: Malay TikToker Who Wore A Saree To Merdeka Parade Shares The Heartwarming Story Behind it

source: The Star

If you thought we were done with all the wholesome Merdeka content, we’re pleased to say you’re mistaken. This touching clip depicting the epitome of racial oneness in the spirit of National Day 2022 is too good not to share!

@diyana.azmi_ Replying to @Omik ♬ Bole Chudiyan – Kavita K. Subramaniam

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The story begins when local TikToker Diyana Azmi chose to attend the Merdeka Parade clad in a stunning orange and brown saree. However, Diyana faced some difficulty since it was her first time wearing it, and attempting to tie it on her own following a Youtube tutorial (much, much harder than it looks, iykyk).

With that, she left the house, and eventually came across three Indian women, sporting gorgeous sarees themselves, who complimented her and generously offered to retie the garment for her:

@diyana.azmi_ Kenangan 31 Ogos 2022 Selamat Hari Merdeka, Malaysia . #merdeka #fypシ゚viral #1malaysia #keluargamalaysia ♬ MALAYSIA – Faizal Tahir

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The instance took place adjacent to the stairs at the Masjid Jamek LRT station, welcoming tons of attention from passersby who collectively stood in awe, and even recorded the women as they worked together to pleat, pin and tuck the saree to perfection.

The clip ends with a photo of Diyana and one of the kind women, along with the caption, “Thank you sister and aunties! This is such a great memory for me. We are 1 Malaysia.”

Needless to say, the 32-second clip quickly earned mass attention and warmed the hearts of netizens who left comments along the lines of….

We couldn’t agree more. What a way to commemorate the beauty of the Malaysian society. ❤️