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Alliance of Bendera Putih and Ghee Hin

๐——๐—ถ๐—ฑ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚ ๐—ธ๐—ป๐—ผ๐˜„ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ๐˜€๐—ฒ ๐˜๐˜„๐—ผ ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ด๐—ถ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐˜€ ๐—ฏ๐˜‚๐—ถ๐—น๐—ฑ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด๐˜€ ๐˜๐—ฒ๐—น๐—น ๐—ฎ ๐˜๐—ฎ๐—น๐—ฒ ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐—ฎ๐—น๐—น๐—ถ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฐ๐—ฒ ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐˜๐˜„๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ป ๐—•๐—ฒ๐—ป๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ฎ ๐—ฃ๐˜‚๐˜๐—ถ๐—ต ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—š๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ฒ ๐—›๐—ถ๐—ป ๐—ฑ๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—ฃ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ด ๐—ฅ๐—ถ๐—ผ๐˜ ๐Ÿญ๐Ÿด๐Ÿฒ๐Ÿณ?


๐˜ž๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ ๐˜ธ๐˜ข๐˜ญ๐˜ฌ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜ข๐˜ญ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜™๐˜ฐ๐˜ฑ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ž๐˜ข๐˜ญ๐˜ฌ, ๐˜บ๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ ๐˜ธ๐˜ช๐˜ญ๐˜ญ ๐˜ด๐˜ฆ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ข ๐˜ฎ๐˜ฐ๐˜ด๐˜ฒ๐˜ถ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ข ๐˜ต๐˜ฆ๐˜ฎ๐˜ฑ๐˜ญ๐˜ฆ, ๐˜ด๐˜ต๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜ด๐˜ช๐˜ฅ๐˜ฆ-๐˜ฃ๐˜บ-๐˜ด๐˜ช๐˜ฅ๐˜ฆ. ๐˜›๐˜ฐ ๐˜ถ๐˜ฏ๐˜ข๐˜ด๐˜ด๐˜ถ๐˜ฎ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜ฆ๐˜บ๐˜ฆ๐˜ด, ๐˜ช๐˜ต ๐˜ช๐˜ด ๐˜ฎ๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ๐˜ญ๐˜บ ๐˜ค๐˜ฐ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜ค๐˜ช๐˜ฅ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ต๐˜ข๐˜ญ ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ข๐˜ต ๐˜ข ๐˜ฎ๐˜ฐ๐˜ด๐˜ฒ๐˜ถ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ข ๐˜ต๐˜ฆ๐˜ฎ๐˜ฑ๐˜ญ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ข๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ฃ๐˜ถ๐˜ช๐˜ญ๐˜ต in such proximity. ๐˜‹๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ'๐˜ต ๐˜ฃ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ด๐˜ถ๐˜ณ๐˜ฑ๐˜ณ๐˜ช๐˜ด๐˜ฆ๐˜ฅ to know that ๐˜บ๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ ๐˜ข๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ข๐˜ค๐˜ต๐˜ถ๐˜ข๐˜ญ๐˜ญ๐˜บ ๐˜ด๐˜ต๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฑ๐˜ช๐˜ค๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ต๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ ๐˜ฐ๐˜ง ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜‰๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ข ๐˜—๐˜ถ๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ฉ ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ ๐˜Ž๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฆ ๐˜๐˜ช๐˜ฏ ๐˜ค๐˜ฐ๐˜ข๐˜ญ๐˜ช๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ.


๐— ๐—ฎ๐˜€๐—ท๐—ถ๐—ฑ ๐—ฃ๐—ถ๐—ป๐˜๐—ฎ๐—น ๐—ง๐—ฎ๐—น๐—ถ was the base of the Malay secret society called the ๐˜‰๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ข ๐˜—๐˜ถ๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ฉ, or White Flag, in the 19th century. Tuan Chee was ๐˜‰๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ข ๐˜—๐˜ถ๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ฉ's leader. Its members were the Malays, Indian Muslims, and Jawi Peranakans. The ๐˜‰๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ข ๐˜—๐˜ถ๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ฉ secret society affiliated themselves to the Ghee Hin Secret Society, which had its base at ๐— ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐—ด ๐—˜๐—ป๐—ด ๐—–๐—ต๐—ผ๐—ผ temple.

These two societies formed a coalition to fight against another coalition called ๐˜‰๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ข ๐˜”๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ข๐˜ฉ and Hai san.


The tension between the two factions resulted in the infamous Penang Riot of 1867.

๐—•๐—ผ๐—ป๐˜‚๐˜€: The son-in-law of Tengku Syed Hussain founded masjid Pintal Tali. Ironically, Tengku Syed Hussain was the founder of the Acheen Street Mosque located in the ๐˜‰๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ข ๐˜”๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ข๐˜ฉ territory .

See our previous post on Penang Riot: https://www.facebook.com/PenangHiddenGems/posts/183040666646486

See our previous post on Tengku Syed Hussain: https://www.facebook.com/PenangHiddenGems/posts/179938893623330

Reference: https://www.penang-traveltips.com/masjid-pintal-tali.htm Image Credit: Penang Hidden Gems



A tale of alliance between two unassuming mosque and temple.

Masjid Pintal Tali used to be the base of Bendera Putih Malay secret society.

Meng Eng Choo temple, base of Ghee Hin secret society.

An infography of the two colliding fraction that resulted in the Penang Riot of 1867. Thanks http://gohchansing.blogspot.com/.../armenian-street...



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