— P. Chitrakala Vasu, MIED Maju Institute of Educational Development CEO
KUALA LUMPUR: Maju Institute of Educational Development (MIED) chief
executive officer P. Chitrakala Vasu denied that she is "telling it
all" now because she wants to sabotage MIC president Datuk Seri S. Samy
Vellu's presidential election this month.
"Politics was never my cup of tea. I just want
to protect MIED for the community's sake," she said in an exclusive
interview with the New Straits Times and an online news media yesterday.
"Politics was never my cup of tea. I just want to protect MIED for the
community's sake," she said in an exclusive interview with the New
Straits Times and an online news media yesterday.
She also denied that some people were cashing in on her predicament and using her to sabotage the party elections.
"They were only there to give me moral support. The sad thing was
people from MIC and even its central working committee members, save
for one or two, don't dare to call me. They are just too scared of Samy
She also clarified that she did not issue an
ultimatum to Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak when she said
she would give him reasonable time before seeing opposition leader
Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.
"I put in my request to see him to explain my situation since
he is head of Barisan Nasional. Where else can I take my case if not to
Human Resources Minister Datuk Dr S. Subramaniam was also not spared
Chitrakala's wrath. She claimed he had done nothing about her "wrongful
"In MIC, judgment is passed without trial. But no one dares to question Datuk Seri S. Samy Vellu."
The 38-year-old had few kind words to say about her employer who will be celebrating his 73rd birthday tomorrow.
"Thirty years of politics is enough. His birthday gift this year should
be for him to go home and spend time with his grandchildren. Enough of
Selangor MIC Youth leader M. Yogeswaran
chided Chitrakala for taking her case to opposition members of
parliament like N. Gobalakrishnan and R. Siva-rasa with whom she was
seen at Parliament on Tuesday.
"As a responsible CEO, if there
was any mismanagement or wrongdoing, she should have reported it at
that time itself," he said, adding that Chitrakala was being instigated
by some people to drag Samy Vellu down ************Varsity has no certificate of fitness
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KUALA LUMPUR: The AIMST University, which began operations in Semeling,
Kedah, two years ago, is still operating on a temporary certificate of
This was revealed by MIED chief executive
officer P. Chitrakala Vasu in an exclusive interview with the New
Straits Times yesterday.
She said the reason it was given a temporary CF was because it had not
followed its master plan of building a mosque and a temple.
A source confirmed this, adding that officials were in the midst of getting a CF.
Chitrakala's more frightening claim was that the CF had expired last week.
"If anything happens to the 3,000 students studying there,
who would be responsible? If a fire or something happens, there is no
Another source, involved in the building of the university, confirmed that its CF expired on March 4.
AIMST chairman Tan Sri Dr K. Ampikaipakan, when contacted, said: "I don't want to get involved in all this".