Pritam Singh

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Pritam Singh
பிரிதாம் சிங்
Leader of the Opposition
Assumed office
24 August 2020
PresidentHalimah Yacob
Prime MinisterLee Hsien Loong
Preceded byDe jure office created[1]
Member of the Singapore Parliament for Aljunied GRC (Eunos)
Assumed office
7 May 2011
Preceded byZainul Abidin Mohamed Rasheed
Secretary-General of the Workers' Party
Assumed office
8 April 2018
Preceded byLow Thia Khiang
Personal details
Pritam Singh

(1976-07-02) July 2, 1976 (age 47)
Political partyWorkers' Party
Spouse(s)Lovleen Kaur Walia[2]
EducationSaint Thomas Secondary School
Jurong Junior College
Alma materNational University of Singapore (BA)
King's College London (MA)
Singapore Management University (JD)
Military service
Branch/serviceSingapore Army
Years of service1994-2002

Pritam Singh is a Singaporean politician, lawyer and writer. He became the Workers' Party's secretary-general in 2018. He also became the Leader of the Opposition in the 2020 general election. He is the Member of Parliament for Aljunied Group Representation Constituency for Eunos since 2011. In 2020, his party became the largest opposition party in Parliament. After this, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong officially appointed him as Leader of the Opposition.[4][1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Sim, Royston (2020-06-28). "GE2020: Election results a clear mandate for PAP but also reflects desire for more diversity of voices in Parliament, says PM". The Straits Times. Retrieved 2021-12-13.
  2. "WP's Pritam Singh ties the knot in colourful ceremony". 2012-06-25. Retrieved 2021-12-14.
  3. "The Workers' Party's new Secretary-General: 10 things to know about Pritam Singh". Archived from the original on 2018-04-08. Retrieved 2021-12-13.
  4. "Pritam Singh - The Workers' Party". Archived from the original on 2021-12-13. Retrieved 2021-12-13.