Wednesday, April 30, 2008

TAN SRI M.G. PANDITHAN PASSES-AWAY TODAY


Indian Progressive Front (IPF) President, Tan Sri M. G. Pandithan passed away today at about 8.20am at the Kuala Lumpur General Hospital after a prolong illness of protracted bout with leukemia.

Tan Sri M.G. Pandithan was a former Vice-President of MIC and while being a Member of Parliament for Tapah, he was appointed as Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Trade and Industry.

Tan Sri Pandithan leaves behind his wife, Jayashree and a 21-year-old son, Jeyan, who is currently studying medicine in Ukraine.

A few days ago, Tan Sri Pandithan had convened a IPF meeting where it was agreed that his wife, Jayashree will be the President once he passes away.

It was reported that Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi paid his last respect this afternoon at his residence.

The funeral is arranged for tomorrow.