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Born in Singapore on 23 May 1931, he is the first son of P. Govindasamy Pillai ( PGP). PGP was born in 1887, in Mayavaram, Tamil Nadu, India. P. Govindasamy  ...

Singapore's Grandfathers' Roads – Legacies of Our Pioneers ...


Jan 9, 2014 ... A wealthy Narina Pillai had numerous contributions to the society. ... Pillai Road was often mistaken to be named after P. Govindasamy Pillai ...

The Immigrants of Singapore - SlideShare


Feb 2, 2008 ... Contributions of the immigrants <ul><li>#1 Building the Settlement ... P. Govindasamy Pillai - Justice of Peace </li></ul><ul><li>Many Sikhs ...

Sri Srinivasa Perumal Temple - National Heritage Board


... community's contributions to the development of Singapore over the years. ... Funded by and named after P. Govindasamy Pillai, an Indian philanthropist and ...

PM Lee opens Indian Heritage Centre - Channel NewsAsia


May 7, 2015 ... ... over the years, has contributed to the making of Singapore, he noted. ... have come from the Indian community – Mr P Govindasamy Pillai, ...

20 STAR ARTEFACTS OF IHC Artefact and ... - SG Press Centre

www.news.gov.sg/public/sgpc/en/media_releases/agencies/nhb/press_release/P-20150507-1/AttachmentPar/04/file/IHC -- 20 STAR ARTEFACTS OF IHC.pdf

May 7, 2015 ... over by P.Govindasamy Pillai after his sudden ... P. Govindasamy Pillai by Holy Tree Bala ... to PGP in recognition of his contributions to the.

Five things to know about the new Indian Heritage Centre ...


May 8, 2015 ... The third section features the contributions of early Indian pioneers in ... Mr P. Govindasamy Pillai who came to Singapore in the early 1900s.

Transcript of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong's Speech at the ...


May 7, 2015 ... It celebrates the many contributions of the Singapore Indian ... from the Indian community – Mr P Govindasamy Pillai, popularly known as PGP.

How did the early immigrants contribute to Singapore - Answers


Eg, Syed Mohammed bin Ahmed Alsagoff - Justice of Peace§Eg, P. Govindasamy Pillai - Justice of Peace§Many Sikhs worked as policemen to keep law and ...

Going Places - A long walk of faith


Jan 23, 2014 ... The temple remained largely unchanged until 1955, when P Govindasamy Pillai, the owner of a successful chain of general goods stores in ...

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P. Govindasamy Pillai | Infopedia


P. Govindasamy Pillai (b. ... On 28 February 2001, Singapore Post released stamps featuring Pillai in recognition of his contributions to Singapore and the Indian ...

Naraina Pillai | Infopedia - eResources - National Library Board


Naraina (Narayana) Pillai (Pillay) the first Indian to set foot on Singapore in 1819, who rose from chief clerk at the ... P. Govindasamy Pillai .... Social contributions

Tamil Pioneer in Singapore : Mr P Govindasamy - Streetdirectory.com


P. Govindasamy Pillai built this Wedding Hall. ... He donated a room to the Mount Alvernia Hospital and contributed to the University of Malaya Fund. When he ...



There were also a lot of shops owned by P Govindasamy Pillai. But the shops have ... This was PGP's last contribution to the Indian community. It was the temple ...

01/2014 - Hindu Endowments Board


May 31, 2014 ... Through the financial contributions by the Late Mr P. Govindasamy Pillai, the PGP Wedding Hall (inaugurated in. 1965) and the Sri Srinivasa ...