Inspiration Of A Nation: Tribute To 25 Singaporean South Asians

Inspiration Of A Nation: Tribute To 25 Singaporean South Asians

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Inspiration Of A Nation: Tribute To 25 Singaporean South Asians by Alfred S V Dass

This book pays tribute to 25 Singaporean South Asians who pioneered and excelled in their respective fields from 1950 to 2015. It is meant to be a 'quick take' on 25 Singaporean South Asian personalities, across a broad spectrum of professions and activities, who believed in the value and virtue of service to the community and gave the best of themselves.They had a sense of mission in their professions, dedicated to what they were doing and fostered a sense of community and nation. Many of them laid foundations that triggered the transformation of the island, including sportspeople whose records have stood the test of time. They were a people of their time whose work many may not know but which we hope will inspire others. This book is timely, for those who want to get a snapshot appreciation of the contributions of Singaporean South Asians.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789813141056
Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 03/30/2016
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 200
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.30(d)

Table of Contents

Pioneer Doctor Dr James Supramaniam 58

Going The Distance K Jayamani 62

Labour Leader G Kandasamy 65

Army Builder Kirpa Ram Vij 73

Sports Aficionado SS Dhillon 77

Born To Run Sergit Singh 81

The Silat Champion Sheik Ala'uddin 83

Physician First Dr BR Sreenivasan 86

Nature's True Child Subaraj Rajathurai 90

Dream Run PC Suppiah 93

Dancing In The Ring Syed Abdul Kadir 97

Runner-Philosopher UK Shyam 102

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