George Shiu Raj

George Shiu Raj

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Tan Sri Dr Devaki Krishnan is a Malaysian politician. She became the first woman be elected to public office in Malaysia when she won a seat on the Municipal Council in Kuala Lumpur in 1952. She is currently a life member of the Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC). Of Sri Lankan Tamil descent, Devaki was born in Port Dickson, Negri Sembilan, and was the eldest of six children. Her father was acting controller of Post and Telecoms Malaya, and her mother was a college-trained Tamil school teacher. She was educated at St. Mary's School, Kuala Lumpur. Upon graduation she became a school teacher. In 1949, she became an active member of the Selangor Indian Association where she served as chairman of the entertainment and social committee. She was also actively involved in the Women's International Club where she spent her time raising funds for disaster victims.show more

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  • Paperback | 68 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 113g
  • Lect Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6133996951
  • 9786133996953