The faces behind our road names


Founding fathers and great friends, the late Tunku Abdul Rahman (left) holds back his laughter shared with the late Tun Jugah anak Barieng, paramount chief of the Iban and the first and only Minister of Sarawak Affairs at the federal capital.

For roads, streets and lanes named after people, such individuals have usually been given such an honour because of their deeds for the community and country.

In conjunction with our 63rd National Day on Aug 31 and 57th Malaysia Day on Sept 16, Sunday Star digs deep into the stories behind some of these figures whose names are etched on the roads we frequent in our daily lives.

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