Malaysian Government urged to appoint a Telugu senator

March 27th, 2009 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI  

Kuala Lumpur, Mar 27 (ANI): The Malaysian Telugu Association has asked the government to consider appointing a senator from their community to highlight in Parliament the problems being faced by their community.

MTA president M. Assaykumar said the Telugus, who will be celebrating their new year today, had contributed much to the development of the country, Makkal Osai reported.

He added that the community subscribes to Astro, but were disappointed with the time allocated for them.

Assaykumar further said that they would submit a memorandum to Information Minister Ahmad Sabery Cheek urging for additional time for the Telugu community on Minnal FM, the Tamil-based radio programme on RTM. (ANI)

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