Watch belonging to the late Justice Choor Singh

Citizen brand watch, worn by Justice Choor Singh. Choor Singh was the first Indian to hold the position of Magistrate in Colonial Malaya, and was appointed as a judge of the Supreme Court of Singapore in 1963. Apart from an illustrious legal career, he made significant contributions to the Sikh community in Singapore. He was one of the founders of the Singapore Khalsa Association, and advocated the teaching of Punjabi in Singapore as the Chairman of the Sikh Advisory Board. He also authored several books on the Sikh religion and the Sikh community in Singapore.

Date/Period
20th century
Region
Singapore
Dimension
Object size: 11.0 x 3.5 x 1.6 cm
Accession No.
2018-00005
Material
Metal
Collection of
Indian Heritage Centre
Credit Line
Gift from the family of Justice Choor Singh
Category
Folklife Collection