TANAH RATA, March 6 (Bernama) -- The MIC reiterated firmly today that it wanted to defend the Cameron Highlands parliamentary seat in the next general election.
Party president Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam said this had been made known to Prime Minister and Barisan Nasional chairman Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.
He noted that a BN component party had expressed interest to contest the seat.
Dr Subramaniam, who is the Health Minister, spoke to reporters after handing over a cheque for RM800,000 to Sekolah Jenis Kebangsaan (SJK) Tamil Terla and the Association of Devotees of Goddess Sri Maha Mariamman.
He said MIC had identified the appropriate candidate to contest the seat and the name had been submitted to Najib.....