Tunku Abdul Rahman announces Malaya impending independence at Kirkby college

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| History | Malaya | 29 Aug 2017 | Asia Samachar |

On 7 Feb 1956, Tunku Abdul Rahman made the first announcement of Malaya’s impending independence at the Kirkby College, Liverpool. Malaya had sent a big number of students to be trained as teachers. Malaya gained independence on 31 Aug 1957.

Who’s the turbaned Sikh behind Tunku? Photo courtesy of The Star

 

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  1. That turban guy is Mr Jagjeet Singh s/o Ranjeet Singh from Batu Gajah…His wife the the famous Mrs J or Mrs Jagjeet who provides motivational talks and also a keen Nordic walker.
    Thanks

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