YTM Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra, Chief Minister of the Federation of Malaya was awarded the title 'Father of Independence ' on 29 August 1957. The approval of this title bestowal was as a result of the UMNO General Meeting held on 29 to 30 June, 1957. The official conferment of the title was held on the evening of 30 August 1957 at the Selangor Club field. It was a tribute to the late Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra for his contributions in the struggles to free the country from the British colonial rule.
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