This 1978 photograph shows Rochor Canal Road (Bencoolen Street corner on the left & Jalan Besar on the right). Rochor Canal Road is said to be named after the Malay word rochoh, which means "to mark out with a pointed stick". The roads mentioned are near the Little India area. Title devised by Library staff.
All rights reserved. Lee Kip Lin and National Library Board, Singapore 2009.