Jelutong residents grieving over loss of their famous son

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  • Saturday, 19 Apr 2014


GEORGE TOWN: The sudden death of Karpal Singh has left a big void not only in the lives of his family members, but also the residents of Jelutong, who had fondly given him the ­monicker “Tiger of Jelutong”.

Although Karpal, who defended his Jelutong seat for 21 years from 1978 to 1999, was known for his sharp and caustic comments of his opponents, be it in politics or in court, to the Jelutong residents he was a gentle, humble soul who was always there for them.

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