Former MIC Deputy Chief S. Subramaniam Dies

The former MIC veteran suffered a stroke in 2011 and had been bedridden ever since

Petaling Jaya – Former MIC deputy president Tan Sri S. Subramaniam, 78, passed away at his home here on Tuesday (05 July) leaving behind his wife Puan Sri Tina Subramaniam, two sons and a daughter.

Subramaniam, commonly known as Subra, had suffered a stroke in 2011. He had been bedridden ever since and died in his sleep at about 8 pm.

The funeral would be held on Thursday (07 July).

Subra had served as the Damansara and Segamat Member of Parliament between 1974 and 2004.

He had also held several deputy minister posts in the prime minister’s department, the ministry of local government and federal territories, housing, agriculture and domestic trade and consumer affairs.

Among those who extended their condolences were Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Ismail Yaakob, 6th Prime Minister Najib Razak, Umno President Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, present and former Barisan Nasional leaders, foreign dignitaries and government department heads.

Subra joined the MIC in 1962 and held several key positions such as secretary-general, vice-president and deputy president. – New Malaysia Herald

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