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Around Singapore Lecture Series: Little Indias of Singapore - Tanjong Pagar

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A photograph of the docks at Tanjong Pagar, 1890s, Courtesy of the National Museum of Singapore

Little Indias of Singapore Series - Tanjong Pagar

This series reconstructs the experiences of early Indians in Singapore and their areas of settlement. In this lecture, Lakshmanan Subbiah will speak about the Tanjong Pagar settlement which was composed largely of railway workers.


About the Speaker

Lakshmanan Subbiah is a fourth generation Chettiar whose great-grandfather came to Singapore around 1892. Three generations of his family lived in Market Street and were money lenders and he himself grew up in Market Street where the current UOB building is. History is one of his hobbies and he stays focused on preserving Chettiar heritage in Singapore. He is an amateur historian with interests in Colonial Singapore.

Sat Apr 8, 2017
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM SGT
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Venue
Indian Heritage Centre, Activity Room, Level 2
Tickets
Standard FULL
Venue Address
5 Campbell Lane, Singapore 209924 Singapore
Organizer
Indian Heritage Centre
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