Kaki Bukit association of hawkers in Workers' Party ward shuts down

Association chairman Chan Kheng Heng said he is now exhausted after essentially running a one-man show for five years.
Association chairman Chan Kheng Heng said he is now exhausted after essentially running a one-man show for five years.ST PHOTO: GIN TAY

SINGAPORE - An association that represented hawkers in Bedok North and helped resolve their infamous row with the Workers' Party-run town council over the cleaning of food centres in 2013 has closed down due to governance issues.

Kaki Bukit Promenade Merchants' Association, which represents about 60 stallholders at Block 511, was struck off the Registry of Societies in January last year, The Straits Times has learnt.

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