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By Gopinath Pillai,K Kesavapany

ISBN-10: 9813140577

ISBN-13: 9789813140578

ISBN-10: 9813140585

ISBN-13: 9789813140585

From Tamils to Malayalees, from Bengalis to Punjabis, the various Indian group in Singapore has performed a wide half in construction the rustic. to appreciate the Indian group, one needs to recognize definite easy proof approximately them.

First is their love for tradition which transcends spiritual and linguistic variations. the superior classical Hindustani singers are Muslims. the simplest Malayalam singer of Hindu non secular songs is a Christian.

Second is their love of debates. Argument is a part of Indian culture as a result of the trust that fact can in basic terms be arrived at lively debate.

The 3rd attribute is the community's recognize for schooling. Indians, throughout castes and religions have regularly honored wisdom and studying as being a price in itself.

The fourth attribute of the Indians is their devoutness: they take their spiritual tasks heavily and practice them regularly.

This celebratory quantity highlights the development, contributions and demanding situations of the neighborhood for the earlier 50 years for the reason that Singapore's independence in 1965.


  • Foreword (S R Nathan)
  • A position within the sunlight (Gopinath Pillai)
  • Indians within the Modelling of the worldwide city (Rajesh Rai)
  • Singapore's Indian background Centre: Curating and Negotiating historical past, variety and id (Gauri Parimoo Krishnan)
  • Little India: 50 Years of Being and Doing 'Indian' in Singapore (Nirmala Srirekam Puru Shotam)
  • Indian Contribution to visible and acting Arts in Singapore(Jaya Mohideen)
  • Fifty Years of Singapore Tamil Literature (A Mani)
  • 'Rising from the Ashes': the improvement of Hindi in self sufficient Singapore (Rajesh Rai)
  • Indian Writing in English (Meira Chand)
  • Indian Political Participation in Singapore (Asad Latif)
  • The Indian Contribution to Singapore's financial improvement (Manu Bhaskaran)
  • Less Remembered areas and Interactions in a altering Singapore: Indian company groups within the Post-independence interval (Jayati Bhattacharya)
  • Newly Arrived Indian execs — Contributing to a Globalising Singapore (Girija Pande)
  • To Singapore with Love... (Uma Rajan)
  • Pakistanis in Singapore (Sajjad Ashraf)
  • The historical past of Parsis in Singapore (Pesi B Chacha)
  • The Singapore Indian group in the direction of SG100 (K Kesavapany & Asad Latif)

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