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S’poreans give PM Lee Hsien Loong a feel of what it’s like speaking at Workers’ Party size rally

S’poreans give PM Lee Hsien Loong a feel of what it’s like speaking at Workers’ Party size rally

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Part of SG50 celebrations.

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Singaporeans from highly religious walks of life decided to do something nice for Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.

Some 50,000 of them gathered at the Singapore Sports Hub on July 5, 2015, for the Jubilee Day of Prayer event to mark SG50 and pray for the country.

And at the same time, they allowed PM Lee to give a short speech in front of them.

According to those who were present to witness the occasion, they said they just wanted to let PM Lee experience for the first time what it is like speaking to a crowd comparable to those traditionally found at Workers’ Party rallies during election time.

Workers’ Party rallies usually draw between 100,000 to 110,0000 participants who show up voluntarily to an open field, rain or shine.

One Singaporean, Gao Zeng Zi, said every politician, especially one who runs a country, should experience what it is like to be speaking to a large crowd: “It has come to our attention that PM Lee never had a chance to address a crowd this big before. All the past PAP election rallies were poorly attended, probably 1,000 people or less.”

“We just hope to make SG50 a bit more special and memorable for him.”

“How big is the crowd during GE2015, will still be up to his party though.”