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By Gopinath Pillai,K Kesavapany

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 neighborhood, one needs to comprehend definite uncomplicated evidence approximately them.

First is their love for tradition which transcends spiritual and linguistic changes. 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 end result of the trust that fact can basically be arrived at energetic debate.

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

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

This celebratory quantity highlights the growth, contributions and demanding situations of the group for the prior 50 years because Singapore's independence in 1965.

Contents:

  • Foreword (S R Nathan)
  • A position within the solar (Gopinath Pillai)
  • Indians within the Modelling of the worldwide city (Rajesh Rai)
  • Singapore's Indian historical past Centre: Curating and Negotiating background, range 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 autonomous Singapore (Rajesh Rai)
  • Indian Writing in English (Meira Chand)
  • Indian Political Participation in Singapore (Asad Latif)
  • The Indian Contribution to Singapore's monetary 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 neighborhood in the direction of SG100 (K Kesavapany & Asad Latif)

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