MIC president S Samy Vellu has criticised former premier Dr Mahathir Mohamad for not giving anything to the Indian Malaysian community under the Eighth Malaysia Plan (8MP).
According to a front-page report in Tamil daily Makkal Osai today, Samy Vellu said Mahathir had promised 'this and that but in the end told the community nehi ('no' in Hindi)'. (.....more)
Samy puts his foot in his mouth
18/05/06 “Former PM Dr. Mahathir gave nothing to Malaysian Indians” says Samy Vellu as reported by Makkal Osai, yesterday.
Now, Samy Vellu puts his foot in his mouth, accusing the paper of twisting his words and threatening lawsuits to silence his critics. Worried of negative impact on his statements, he has quickly moved to do some damage control by heaping praises on Mahathir.
Born on March 8th. in an estate near Kluang, Johor.
Parents were rubber tapers brought by British colonialist to work
Conductor GTC Bus Company.
became an office boy in an architect firm.
Contested for MIC Selangor and
Head, MIC cultural bureau.
Selangor MIC Secretary.
Became an architect.
Won Sungai Siput, Perak parliament
seat by 146 majority.
Received the highest number of votes for MIC Vice-President.
Knocked out S. Subramaniam
-the then MIC secretary general and President's candidate - by 26
votes to become MIC Deputy President.
Moved to sack S. Subramaniam
from the party but changed his mind at the final moment.
Shrugged off a challenge by S. Subramaniam for the
Telecommunications (STM) share
10 million shares were allocated to Maika
Holdings by the government but only 1 million shares went to Maika
and the rest were channeled to Clearway Sdn. Bhd, S.B.Management
Services and Advance Personal Computers Bhd. After investigation,
anti-corruption agency cleared Sami from any misappropriation.
PM, DPM Praise Samy Vellu For Dedicated Service To Nation, People
Oct 25 (Bernama) -- The evocative glimpses into the past, contained in the book "Samy Vellu - As We Know Him", clearly and collectively depicts a man whose life has been dedicated to serving the nation and the people, Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi said. (.......more)
Samy's Top 10
reasons to throw out Subra from MIC deputy president post.
want to be a life time president.
Subra will erase
Palanivel kisses squatter
babies. Subra is at Chakravarthi
Subra is not listed
in my "Chai Tan".
Subra uses Nanban to whack me.
UMNO, Gerakan, MCA threw their deputies.
Why not me?
'Samy Vellu -- As We Know Him' To Be Launched Tomorrow
Oct 24 (Bernama) -- A coffee table book entitled "Samy Vellu -- As We Know Him", to be launched Thursday, will provide an insight on a leader who has become almost a legend in the Malaysian Indian community. (........more)
Samy Vellu Hits Back At NGO
By S. Retnanathan
PUTRAJAYA, Aug 17 (Bernama) -- MIC president Datuk Seri S. Samy Vellu today launched a stinging attack against a non-governmental organisation, the Hindu Rights Action Force (HINDRAF), which claimed that the Barisan Nasional (BN) government had done little to address the woes of the Malaysian Indian community over the last 50 years. (......more)
the Johor BN convention on July 25, the prime minister Mahathir
quipped that it was very cheap for him to treat Malaysian Indian
Congress president S Samy Vellu to a meal because he was a vegetarian.
All he had to do, Mahathir said, was to go and cut some blades
of grass to serve the MIC president. Mahathir subsequently apologised
for the joke.
started in MIC says Samy in a closed door meeting held
in Puchong for MIC branch leaders of Puchong, Serdang and Subang
divisions. Malaysia Nanban headline - 16/09/05.
Some excerpts from samy's speech:
"I have been president for several years but till today
never gave away anything to my family that belongs to Indian
community. MIC got 5 petrol stations and I gave it MIC."
"55 police reports were made accusing me of swindling
Maika holdings money. When did I ever manage Maika? Velpaari
(Samy's son) went in only when Maika was about to collapse and
he saved it"
"Lots of problems in society but some are playing politics
from morning till night."
pic: the star
Samy: Government action needed
for Indians to get 3% equity If
it doesnt happen in the next five years (when the OPP3
runs out), there is no point in talking about it anymore. What
is the point of meeting in forum after forum on how to achieve
the 3% equity?
If nothing happens by then, we wont
ask anything from the Government anymore. Well close shop,
he said after attending a briefing on economic issues by the
National Economic Action Council to 500 Indian corporate leaders
and politicians here yesterday. - The Star 14/10/05
“Malaysian Hindu Sangam is sleeping while our Hindu religion being denigrated.” – Indrani Samy Vellu (Makkal Osai, Mar, 07)
"Only now I’m sleeping peacefully”. – Samy Vellu,The Lord of the Indians (Straits Times, Mar 07)