Kesavan Subramaniam

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Kesavan Subramaniam

கேசவன் சுப்ரமணியம்
Member of Parliament of Sungai Siput
Assumed office
9 May 2018
Preceded byMichael Jeyakumar Devaraj (PSM)
Perak State Assemblyman of Hutan Melintang
In office
8 March 2008 – 9 May 2018
Preceded byG Rajoo (BN-MIC)
Succeeded byKhairuddin Tarmizi (BN-UMNO)
Personal details
Born
Kesavan s/o Subramaniam

1975 (age 44–45)
Teluk Intan, Perak, Malaysia
CitizenshipMalaysian
Political partyPeople's Justice Party (PKR)
Other political
affiliations
Pakatan Harapan (PH)
Pakatan Rakyat (PR)
OccupationPolitician
WebsiteKesavan Subramaniam on Facebook
Kesavan Subramaniam on Parliament of Malaysia

Kesavan s/o Subramaniam (Tamil: கேசவன் சுப்ரமணியம், romanized: Kēcavaṉ cupramaṇiyam) is a Malaysian politician of Indian origin from the People's Justice Party (PKR), a component party of Pakatan Harapan (PH) coalition.[1] He currently is a Member of Parliament represents the parliamentary seat of Sungai Siput in Perak.[2][3] He is also formerly the Member of the Perak State Legislative Assembly for Hutan Melintang for two terms from 2008 to 2018.[4]

Controversy[edit]

In May 2019, Kesavan was accused of sexual harassment by a woman who claimed to be his former aide in a police report she had lodged.[5][6] However, Kesavan had denied the accusation and her allegation of being his former assistant.[7] Kesavan had counter filed a police report against the woman and claimed it was her who had taken advantage of himself and had tried to disrupt his family instead.[8] On 16 July, Indrani Ramasamy who was the alleged PKR Sungai Siput treasurer and parliamentary research officer, filed a defamation suit against Kesavan.[9]

Election Results[edit]

Perak State Legislative Assembly[10][11][12][13][14][15]
Year Constituency Votes Pct Opponent(s) Votes Pct Ballots cast Majority Turnout
2008 N54 Hutan Melintang Kesavan Subramaniam (PKR) 7,804 53.61% S. Thangesvari (MIC) 6,083 46.39% 14,556 1,721 70.12%
2013 N54 Hutan Melintang Kesavan Subramaniam (PKR) 10,155 49.60% Supramaniam Ramalingam (MIC) 8,915 3.55% 20,472 1,240 83.09%
Azahari Abdullah (BERJASA) 353 1.72%
Mat Sidi Hashim (IND) 413 2.02%
Parliament of Malaysia[11][15][16]
Year Constituency Votes Pct Opponent(s) Votes Pct Ballots cast Majority Turnout
2018 P62 Sungai Siput, Perak Kesavan Subramaniam (PKR) 20,817 48.72% S.K. Devamany (MIC) 15,210 35.60% 42,726 5,607 77.68%
Ishak Ibrahim (PAS) 5,194 13.84%
Michael Jeyakumar (PSM) 1,505 3.52%

References[edit]

  1. ^ Idris, Rohaniza (26 July 2018). "Kekanda Adinda di Dewan Rakyat". Berita Harian. Retrieved 5 December 2018.
  2. ^ "RASMI | P.062 Sungai Siput (Perak): S. Kesavan (PKR) menang - Portal Islam dan Melayu | ISMAWeb". Portal Islam dan Melayu | ISMAWeb. 10 May 2018. Retrieved 7 June 2018.
  3. ^ "YB S. Kesavan @ Vizhuthugal". Kuasa. Astro Ulagam. 6 June 2018. Retrieved 14 June 2018.
  4. ^ Sylvia Looi (30 November 2010). "Hutan Melintang rep ejected from Perak state assembly". The Star. Retrieved 14 June 2018.
  5. ^ "Former aide accuses PKR MP of sexual harassment". Free Malaysia Today. 17 May 2019. Retrieved 14 July 2019.
  6. ^ Martin Carvalho (18 May 2019). "Sg Siput MP denies sexual harassment allegations". The Star. Retrieved 14 July 2019.
  7. ^ Emily Jessinta (18 May 2019). "Sungai Siput MP denies sexual harassment allegation". New Straits Times. Retrieved 14 July 2019.
  8. ^ JERRY CHOONG (18 May 2019). "Amid brewing controversy, Sungai Siput MP denies sexually harassing woman". The Malay Mail. Retrieved 14 July 2019.
  9. ^ Arfa Yunus, Teh Athira Yusof (20 July 2019). "Former officer files defamation suit against Sungai Siput MP". New Straits Times. Retrieved 21 July 2019.
  10. ^ "Keputusan Pilihan Raya Umum Parlimen/Dewan Undangan Negeri" (in Malay). Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 11 July 2010. Percentage figures based on total turnout.
  11. ^ a b "Malaysia General Election". undiinfo Malaysian Election Data. Malaysiakini. Retrieved 4 February 2017. Results only available from the 2004 election.
  12. ^ "KEPUTUSAN PILIHAN RAYA UMUM 13". Sistem Pengurusan Maklumat Pilihan Raya Umum (in Malay). Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 5 May 2013. Results only available for the 2013 election.
  13. ^ "my undi : Kawasan & Calon-Calon PRU13 : Keputusan PRU13 (Archived copy)". www.myundi.com.my. Archived from the original on 31 March 2014. Retrieved 9 April 2014.
  14. ^ "Keputusan Pilihan Raya Umum ke-13". Utusan Malaysia. Archived from the original on 21 March 2018. Retrieved 26 October 2014.
  15. ^ a b "SEMAKAN KEPUTUSAN PILIHAN RAYA UMUM KE - 14" (in Malay). Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 17 May 2018. Percentage figures based on total turnout.
  16. ^ "The Star Online GE14". The Star. Retrieved 24 May 2018. Percentage figures based on total turnout.

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