Letter From Tamil Nadu

Many in India's 'Little Singapore' keen to return to Republic

As many migrant workers return home after job loss or to care for family, love affair with Singapore turns into separation anxiety

Lee Kuan Yew Jayaprakash, who bears in his name his father’s expectations and the region’s longstanding bond with Singapore.ST PHOTO: ROHINI MOHAN

PUDUKKOTTAI (Tamil Nadu) - Little Lee Kuan Yew Jayaprakash clambered to the top of the dining table, demanding the television remote control.

"I want to watch cartoons!" the six-year-old boy shouted in Tamil.

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