Pritam Singh: From firebrand to auntie killer

Mr Pritam Singh, seen here at a Meet-the-People Session, is widely tipped to succeed Mr Low Thia Khiang as Workers' Party chief.
Mr Pritam Singh, seen here at a Meet-the-People Session, is widely tipped to succeed Mr Low Thia Khiang as Workers' Party chief.ST FILE PHOTO

For two Mondays each month, Workers' Party (WP) assistant secretary-general Pritam Singh holds his Meet-the-People Session (MPS) at the void deck of Block 615 Bedok Reservoir Road.

Just a few metres away, a People's Action Party (PAP) branch office conducts its own MPS at the same time. Held in a brightly lit and air-conditioned office, the PAP's session is a stark contrast to Mr Singh's simple set-up of plastic chairs and foldable tables at the void deck.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on April 08, 2018, with the headline 'From firebrand to auntie killer'. Print Edition | Subscribe