07 May '11, 4am

Chiam See Tong has given Potong Pasir a History, a Heritage and a Memory « Yawning Bread on Wordpress #sgelections

Although I have spent most of the 38 years of my life around the area, I moved formally into the Potong Pasir Constituency eleven years ago, and have voted for Mr Chiam See Tong for the General Elections in 2001 and 2006. Having watched his rallies on the same empty field near Potong Pasir MRT Station since a kid in the 1980s, to me, Mr Chiam is very much part of my life as much as the Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew. Like a vulnerably flicking candle, Mr Chiam’s precarious political presence has been felt for much of my formative and adult years, seeing me through graduation, getting my first job, postgraduate studies, marriage and finally getting a public housing (HDB) apartment in Potong Pasir estate itself. During this time he and his constituents have faced the might of the People’s Action Party (PAP) machinery. In front of national television, this meek looking lawyer h...

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