People’s Voice, a party registered only late last-year has been rather active on social media, along with its Chief, Lim Tean, who used to head the opposition National Solidarity Party (NSP).
The party, which has both its own Facebook page, as well as a Facebook page just for volunteers has been rather pointedly focusing mainly on Ang Mo Kio, the ward Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong himself is a part of.
People’s Voice Party only has a volunteer page for Ang Mo Kio Group Representation Constituency (GRC). The party has no other volunteer pages, or groups, for any other GRC or Single Member Constituency (SMC).
Most of the photos shared by both the volunteer group, as well as the party’s Facebook page are of the homeless people and elderly, specifically those in Ang Mo Kio.
Almost all of these photos have captions that rather pointedly state that they were taken in “AMK GRC”, and express the dire living conditions of the elderly and poor. While Lim Tean has not outrightly stated his intent to contest at Ang Mo Kio GRC, he has shared photos of himself and his team giving out free bread to residents there, as well as of him conversing with residents in the area during walkabouts.
Party chief Lim Tean has also shared many of these photos on his own Facebook page.
Ang Mo Kio GRC is led by PM Lee, who also serves as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Teck Ghee. The GRC has been held by the People’s Action Party since its formation in 1991, and had been uncontested in every general election until 2006.
Along with their visits to Ang Mo Kio, the People’s Voice Party has also been making its rounds at Choa Chu Kang GRC. Like Ang Mo Kio GRC, the latter is also held by the People’s Action Party, but helmed by the Minister of Health Gan Kim Yong.
TISG has also reached out to People’s Voice to confirm if the volunteer group is the official page for the party. /TISG
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