MIS asks Universiti Malaya to appoint Indian-origin head

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Kuala Lumpur, July 7 (ANI): The Malaysian Indian Congress has sought an assurance from Universiti Malaya that an Indian will head its Indian Studies Department.

The MIC wants a commitment from the university after an uproar over its decision to appoint a non-Indian, the Star Online reports.

MIC President S. Samy Vellu said the party wanted an assurance from the university that it would not make the same mistake in the future.

Samy Vellu also expressed shock and dismay over university's decision to replace Dr. S. Kumaran with a non-Indian.

He expressed satisfaction over University Malaya Vice-Chancellor Ghauth Jasmon's assurance to the Human Resources Minister and MIC secretary-general Dr. S. Subramaniam that the matter would be resolved amicably.(ANI)

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