The light of Little India: How 2 of the area's oldest businesses got their start

Fennel By Komala Vilas is a trendy eatery in River Valley Road which features a plant-based menu with modern twists. PHOTOS: FENNEL BY KOMALA VILAS
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Little India is home to hundreds of businesses from eateries to goldsmiths. The Straits Times talks to the operators of two of the area's oldest enterprises.

In 1936, 16-year-old Murugiah Rajoo left his home town in Thanjavur in Tamil Nadu, India, to find work in Singapore.

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