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He was our role model, our hero, say Karpal’s sons

As the patriarch of a close-knit family, Karpal Singh was a devoted father and grandfather, his sons said. Jagdeep Singh Deo, 43, recalled that when he and his four siblings were growing up, his father’s legal and political careers took up so much of his time that he was hardly at home. So whenever the family was together, it... Read More

A man writes a condolence note during a vigil at Dataran Merdeka to remember the late Karpal Singh, who died in an accident on Thursday. – The Malaysian Insider pic by Afif Abd Halim, April 19, 2014.

A man writes a condolence note during a vigil at Dataran Merdeka to remember the late Karpal Singh, who died in an accident on Thursday. – The Malaysian Insider pic by Afif Abd Halim, April 19, 2014.

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