Veerappen Veerathan

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Veerappen Veerathan (known as V. Veerappen) is a Malaysian lawyer and politician of Indian origin. He is well known for founding the Parti Gerakan Rakyat Malaysia (Gerakan) together with Dr. Lim Chong Eu, Dr. Tan Chee Khoon and Dr. Syed Hussein Alatas.[1] In 1972, he left Gerakan and founded the new party Parti Keadilan Masyarakat Malaysia (PEKEMAS).[2]

Politic career[edit]

He was an elected Member of Parliament of South Seberang Perai in 1959 and 1969 respectively on Socialist Front (SF) and Gerakan tickets.

Election Result[edit]