Samy Vellu said the council could be represented by the various political parties and religious and cultural organisations.
"The people are worried about the current situation as a lot of racial sensitivities are being raised by irresponsible quarters. So, let's go back to our original struggle of forging national unity for the good of the people and country," The Star quoted him, as saying.
At the meeting, the MIC also congratulated Najib Tun Razak for being appointed the new Finance Minister.
Samy Vellu urged the government to use the Internal Security Act judiciously, and called on the Opposition to stop any action that could destabilise the country.