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If you wish to edit this article with factual, neutral information, scroll down.-->Dato' Seri Samy Vellu Sangalimuthu
() (born 8 March 1936) is an Indian Malaysian
politician. He is the longest serving President of the Malaysian Indian Congress
(MIC), a component party of the Barisan Nasional
coalition, holding the position since 1979, for 11 consecutive terms. He was the Works Minister
and the longest serving minister in the Cabinet of Malaysia
until he lost his parliamentary seat in the 2008 general elections
. He has since announced his intended retirement in December 2010 even though his contract ends in January 2011 paving way to his present deputy Dato' G. Palanivel
He was first appointed to the Malaysian cabinet in 1979, as the Government and Housing Minister. He then went on to serve until 1989, as the Works Minister. From 1989 to 1995, he became Malaysia's Minister for Energy, Telecommunication and Post. In 1995, he returned to the Works Ministry, where he remained until he lost his parliamentary seat to Dr. D. Michael Jeyakumar in the March 2008 general election
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