Former cabinet minister & longest serving MIC president Tun S.Samy Vellu passes away at 86

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PETALING JAYA, 15 Sept 2022, (The Capital Post)- Former Cabinet minister & longest-serving Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC) president Tun S. Samy Vellu passed away at the age of 86 today morning.

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This was announced by Datuk Seri Dr. S. Subramaniam, who was also a former MIC president in a Facebook post today.

Tun S. Samy Vellu was born on March 8, 1936, and was the longest-serving MIC president who held the position for 31 years from 1979.

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He also held the Member of Parliament seat of Sungai Siput for 8 consecutive terms from 1974-2008.

He retired from politics in 2020.-The Capital Post


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