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 development the rustic. to appreciate the Indian group, one needs to understand definite uncomplicated proof approximately them.
First is their love for tradition which transcends non secular and linguistic ameliorations. the superior classical Hindustani singers are Muslims. the simplest Malayalam singer of Hindu spiritual 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 full of life debate.
The 3rd attribute is the community's admire for schooling. Indians, throughout castes and religions have regularly honored wisdom and studying as being a cost 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 growth, contributions and demanding situations of the group for the earlier 50 years when you consider that Singapore's independence in 1965.
- Foreword (S R Nathan)
- A position within the solar (Gopinath Pillai)
- Indians within the Modelling of the worldwide city (Rajesh Rai)
- Singapore's Indian history Centre: Curating and Negotiating history, variety and identification (Gauri Parimoo Krishnan)
- Little India: 50 Years of Being and Doing 'Indian' in Singapore (Nirmala Srirekam Puru Shotam)
- Indian Contribution to visible and appearing Arts in Singapore(Jaya Mohideen)
- Fifty Years of Singapore Tamil Literature (A Mani)
- 'Rising from the Ashes': the advance of Hindi in self reliant 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 background of Parsis in Singapore (Pesi B Chacha)
- The Singapore Indian group in the direction of SG100 (K Kesavapany & Asad Latif)
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