Sunday, September 13, 2009

Samy Vellu Wins

I am not familiar with MIC politics but this news of Samy Vellu and his team members' triumph is bloggable, I guess.

For foreign readers' better understanding, MIC stands for Malaysian Indian Congress. MIC is a Malaysian political party and is one of the founding members of the ruling coalition, Barisan Nasional, previously known as the Alliance, that has been in power since the country achieved independence in 1957. Wikipedia has more..

KUALA LUMPUR: It was a night when all the president’s men triumphed. Despite talk that he was lo­­sing his grip on the party, MIC president Da­­tuk Seri S. Samy Vellu proved his influence when leaders aligned to him made an almost clean sweep at yesterday’s party elections. Continue reading..Samy Vellu's men win all four top posts contested

Clean sweep: Samy Vellu (second from right) joining his men in celebrating their victory at the party elections at the Putra World Trade Centre Saturday. The winners are (from left and garlanded) three vice presidents – Saravanan, Devamany and Dr Subramaniam – and deputy president Palanivel. — S.S. KANESAN / The Star


  1. As expected! Well...can't help it...he is not going to loosen his grip! I believe he still wanna make more money! :p

  2. I read that at their general assembly, which ended yesterday, they have

    decided to impose a three-term limit to the president’s and division chairman’s posts.