BERNAMA – MIC ready to field Indian Muslim candidates for GE15

KUALA LUMPUR, April 29 (Bernama) — MIC is able to discipline Indian Muslim candidates within the upcoming fifteenth General Election (GE15) if wanted, MIC president Tan Sri S.A Vigneswaran mentioned.

He mentioned the matter has been mentioned with the occasion’s central working committee lately.

“We (MIC) actually don’t have any subject. If in locations (Areas) we face stress that there must be a Muslim candidate for sure causes, we’re ready as a result of we now have Indian Muslim candidates who can contest.

“As long as they are MIC (traditional) seats, we will contest, we will decide who contests,” he instructed reporters after attending a breaking of quick occasion right here tonight. MIC deputy president Datuk Seri M.Saravanan was additionally current on the occasion.

Vigneswaran additionally promised to not solely make sure the rights of Indians, however that MIC would proceed to guard and help the Indian Muslim group within the nation.

The Prime Minister’s particular envoy to India and South Asia insisted that the 76-year-old occasion had by no means sidelined the Indian Muslim group as claimed by some events.

Vigneswaran additionally assured that Indian Muslim kids can be given the identical rights in scholarships and loans by Maju Institute of Educational Development, an entity owned by MIC.

He mentioned he would additionally work to resolve the nationality problems with Indian Muslims who’ve but to own identification playing cards.

On UMNO and Barisan Nasional’s (BN) determination to go solo for GE15, Vigneswaran mentioned at present MIC agreed and was able to cooperate with different events after GE15 ought to there be any occasion prepared to affix BN.

In the earlier GE14, MIC contested 9 parliamentary seats, Sungai Siput and Tapah in Perak; Sungai Buloh, Hulu Selangor, Kapar and Kota Raja (Selangor), Port Dickson (Negeri Sembilan), Segamat (Johor) and Cameron Highlands (Pahang).

The occasion solely managed to win two seats, Tapah and Cameron Highlands.





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