KUALA LUMPUR – The MIC Youth General Assembly yesterday approved ten resolutions including wanting the party to appoint Youth members for senator and deputy minister posts.
MIC Youth chief, C. Sivarraajh said all the resolutions passed aimed to empower Indian youths in the country.
“MIC Youth approved 10 resolutions today by giving their support and commitment to unify the party and ensure that MIC rises again ahead of the 14th General Election (GE14),” he said at the assembly here Sunday.
Barisan Nasional (BN) Youth chairman, Khairy Jamaluddin, opened the assembly.
Besides that, the other resolutions passed were to strengthen the party and to stabilise the movement, and to accept changes in line with MIC president Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam’s approach.
It was also proposed that the 1Malaysia People’s Housing (PR1MA) programme which is currently distributed according to the open voting system be changed to the quota system.
Another resolution is to replenish the provision for assistance according to the minimum cost of living, proposed to the government so that TEKUN Nasional provides entrepreneurs funds to cover living costs and curb urban poverty.
Meanwhile, the Wanita MIC general assembly also approved five resolutions, including its undivided support for Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak and the leadership of Dr Subramaniam.
Wanita MIC chief, M. Mohana said one resolution was the opportunity to represent the party in agencies with selection done through voting.
“Other resolutions are to resolve conversion issues and abolishing of remove classes,” she said at the assembly, which was opened by Dr Subramaniam earlier.
Also present were MIC vice-president Datuk M. Saravanan, former vice-president Datuk S.K. Devamany, MCA Youth chief Senator Chong Sin Woon, MIC central working committee member and Deputy Education Minister P. Kamalanathan, and Sivarraajh together with 1,500 other delegates.