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Tan Chuan-Jin shocks Singaporeans by helping to carry chairs and tables at National Day event

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After National Day celebrations at Kembangan yesterday evening, Singaporeans have taken to social media to share pictures of the 10th Speaker of Singapore Parliament Tan Chuan-Jin helping to clear up the area by stacking tables.

Live from Our National Day Celebrations for our residents! Happening here in Kembangan Field! We Are Really Singapore! 🇸🇬

Posted by Tan Chuan-Jin on Sunday, 5 August 2018

The National Day Celebrations were accompanied by a carnival and Mr Tan himself shared live videos of the event.

After the event, a netizen was about to leave the festivities and head home when he saw “saw the volunteers and Speaker of Parliament Tan Chuan-Jin packing up the tables and chairs”.

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My friend invited me to Kembangan Chai Chee National Day Celebration Dinner last nite. I tot all will go home after the…

Posted by Fabrications About The PAP on Sunday, 5 August 2018

Apparently, they were doing this “so that the foreign workers have less to do”.

The Netizen then added, “The old Kampong spirit in today’s world ❤ So we joined in”.

Many netizens who commented said that he was “leading by example” and they were surprised that he had stepped in to help. However, some others questioned the authenticity of his intentions.

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