Times, Dec 25, 1957
Excerpt from report
Mayor of Singapore will not wear mayoral regalia.
he stay in a mayoral mansion.
Eng Guan, treasurer of the People's Action Party,
said: "We are living in a revolutionary Asia,
and we, the people of Singapore, are part of the
do not want to follow the centuries-old tradition of
the British mayors.
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do not want to live or dress differently from our
do not want to see the chains of colonialism and the
mantle of despotism worn by representatives of people
in this City Council."
We will live, dress like other
Ong Eng Guan
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