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is a Malaysian politician. She became the first woman be elected to public office in Malaysia when she won a seat on the Municipal Council in Kuala Lumpur in 1952. She is currently a life member of the Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC). Of Sri Lankan Tamil descent, Devaki was born in Port Dickson, Ne…
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Gender: Woman
09.02.2016 · From yvi001
is a Malaysian Politician of Indian Tamil origin. He was also vice-president of the Malaysian Indian Congress, a component party of the Barisan Nasional ruling coalition. He was formerly the Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environment. He lost his Teluk Kemang parliamentary seat in 2008 Ma…
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Gender: Man
09.02.2016 · From yvi001
is a Malaysian politician of Indian (specifically Tamil) descent. He is a member of the Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC), a component party of the ruling Barisan Nasional (BN) coalition, and has been the party's Tanjung Karang division secretary since 2002. In 2003, he was appointed as a special offi…
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Gender: Man
09.02.2016 · From yvi001
was a Malaysian politician of Indian descent. He was aligned to the Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC), a major component party of the incumbent Barisan Nasional (BN) coalition, and was the Selangor state MIC deputy chairman. Prior to entering politics, Sivalingam was involved in journalism. He joined…
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09.02.2016 · From yvi001
was one of the three vice-presidents of the Malaysian Indian Congress. He is the highest ranking Punjabi and Sikh in the political party, which is dominated by Tamils. However, he is not the sole Sikh in the Malaysian parliament. The member being Karpal Singh who is from the opposition Democratic A…
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Gender: Man
09.02.2016 · From yvi001
is a former President of the Malaysian Senate, serving from 13 April 1992 to 12 June 1995. He is also a former Secretary-General of the Malaysian Indian Congress. Since leaving parliament, Vadiveloo has continued working as CEO of Tafe College and as a trustee of the Maju Institute of Educational De…
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Gender: Man
09.02.2016 · From yvi001
 is a Malaysian politician, President of the People's Progressive Party (PPP) and currently a Special Advisor to the Minister of Transport Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai. He was formerly a Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister's Department. He was the Member of Parliament for Taiping constituency, losin…
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09.02.2016 · From yvi001
 was a prominent leader of the People's Progressive Party (Malaysia) (PPP) which before 1959 was known as Perak Progressive Party . He is of Ceylonese Tamil ancestry his father was a Ceylonese lawyer from Jaffna. He founded the PPP along with his brother, S.P. Seenivasagam in 1953 after breaking aw…
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Gender: Man
09.02.2016 · From yvi001
Born in Bukit Bertam Estate, Linggi, Negeri Sembilan, he obtained his Master of Arts in Public Administration in Economic Development from Harvard University. He was among the first batch of Bachelor of Arts graduates majoring in Economics from the University of Malaya in Singapore in 1959. Before …
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Gender: Man
09.02.2016 · From yvi001
is the sixth president of the Malaysian Indian Congress from 1973–1978. He was also the former Minister for Communication in the Malaysian cabinet. Manickavasagam became president of MIC as a result of increased resistance of the grassroot members to Tun V.T. Sambanthan's style of leadership. As pr…
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09.02.2016 · From yvi001
is a Malaysian Indian politician. He was the longest-serving President of the Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC), a component party of the Barisan Nasional coalition, holding the position from 1979 to 2010, for 11 consecutive terms. Beginning in 1979, he held a succession of ministerial portfolios in t…
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09.02.2016 · From yvi001
was the fifth President of Malaysian Indian Congress and one of the Founding Fathers of Malaysia along with Tunku Abdul Rahman and Tan Cheng Lock. He was the MIC President from 1955 to 1973, when he was ousted by party members. Sambanthan Thevar was one of the leading Indian leaders who played a pr…
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Gender: Man
09.02.2016 · From yvi001