Queues were common when registration began under the 1957 ordinance. More than 320,000 mostly foreign-born residents in Singapore registered as citizens when Operation Franchise ended in January 1958. A ceremony held for new Singapore citizens at The
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Queues were common when registration began under the 1957 ordinance. More than 320,000 mostly foreign-born residents in Singapore registered as citizens when Operation Franchise ended in January 1958.
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