13 Jun '11, 10pm

Teo Soh Lung on Chiam See Tong

Teo Soh Lung on Chiam See Tong

Chiam See Tong first stood as an independent candidate in Cairnhill in 1976. As a young voter then, I made my way to Cairnhill to listen to his speech. Standing with a loudhailer beside his Volkswagen, he addressed a small crowd around him. His election banner with the symbol of a horse was strung between two sturdy trees. While most candidates in that era used lorries to campaign, it was unique of Chiam to use his Volkswagen. His only helper was his wife, Lina. At a time when no opposition party was able to break the decade long monopoly of the PAP and few professionals would risk their livelihood to enter opposition politics, Chiam’s participation in that election was truly admirable. Chiam did not win but he certainly stood out as a man of courage and determination. In 1980, Chiam founded the Singapore Democratic Party and contested in the general election that year in ...

Full article: http://theonlinecitizen.com/2011/06/chiam-see-tong-a-voic...

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