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Opposition renews ranks
The Singapore Democratic Bash (SDP), led by Dr Chee Before long Juan, announced past weekend the finalised line-up for its best selection-generating human body for the upcoming two several years. Together with two new faces in Ms Min Cheong-Subramaniam and Mr Naresh Subramaniam – both of those had been elected at a bash conference in January this year – a few other cadres had been co-opted to SDP’s central govt committee: Mr Alfred Tan, Mr Francis Yong and Mr Manimaran Ashukumar.
Ms Cheong-Subramaniam, a prospect for Holland-Bukit Timah GRC at the 2020 Basic Election, will just take on secretariat and media relations obligations, though her partner Mr Subramaniam will also be an place of work-bearer, working communications attempts.
Both equally of them, along with Mr Ashukumar, are associates of the SDP’s Younger Democrats youth wing.