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Sikh News Malaysian Indian Congress elects its first Sikh leader after 34 years (New Kerala)

Discussion in 'Breaking News' started by Sikh News Reporter, May 21, 2009.

  1. Sikh News Reporter

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    Kangar (Malaysia), May 21 : For the first time in 34 years, a Sikh has been elected to a top post in the Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC).

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  3. Gyani Jarnail Singh

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    Re: Malaysian Indian Congress elects its first Sikh leader after 34 years (New Kerala

    Actually the Malaysian Indian Congress ( idea taken from the Indian national Congress !! naturally )..was Founded by Sardar BUDH SINGH who earned the displeasure of the British Colonials for this...and was even jailed for it....Later..when Malaya got its Independence..and time came to "enjoy" the "benefits"....along came the MAJORITY to assert its "rights"....and the Tamils who arre numericlalay more than Sikhs/North Indians...naturally took over the MIC..as VOTES make Leaders !! ( Exact same thing happened in India after Independence !! whereby those who went to Jail, or were martyred for independence..DIDNT count after Independence as their numbers were small and VOTES didnt count !!).
    Now after 50 years of Independnce and ruling...the MIC is on a DECLINE...it lost all its seats to the Opposition Alliance...after the Indians deserted it in droves...thus the "need" to attract SIKHS and other marginal groups is felt once more....
     

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