Singapore-based journalist Ravi Velloor on election of T Shanmugaratnam as the city-state’s new president | SAM Conversation

Sep 06, 2023

Singaporeans have handed a spectacular victory to Tharman Shanmugaratnam as their country’s fourth Indian-origin president. People of Indian origin in Singapore constitute only seven percent of its 5.64 million population but Shanmugaratnam won a whopping 70 plus percent votes.

To understand what Shanmugaratnam’s rise means, Mayank Chhaya Reports spoke to the well-known Singapore based journalist and writer Ravi Velloor.