Briefcase used by S. Rajaratnam

This briefcase belonged to S. Rajaratnam, one of the founding fathers of the PAP and the first Minister for Culture when Singapore achieved self-government in 1959. A strong advocate of multiculturalism, Rajaratnam often led the way in calling for communal barriers to be removed as part of nation-building.

Date/Period
1960s
Region
Singapore
Dimension
Object size: 13.5 x 45.5 x 33 cm
Accession No.
2006-01343
Collection of
National Museum of Singapore
Credit Line
Gift of Datuk Dr S. Vijayaratnam and S. Jothiratnam
Category
Folklife Collection