Xavier Jayakumar Arulanandam
Xavier Jayakumar Arulanandam
|Minister of Water, Land and Natural Resources|
2 July 2018 – 24 February 2020
|Prime Minister||Mahathir Mohamad|
|Deputy||Tengku Zulpuri Shah Raja Puji|
|Preceded by||Maximus Ongkili (Water) |
Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar (Natural Resources)
|Succeeded by||Shamsul Anuar Nasarah as Minister of Energy and Natural Resources|
|Member of the Selangor Executive Council for Health, Plantation Workers, Poverty and Friendly Government|
25 March 2008 – 29 May 2013
|Menteri Besar||Abdul Khalid Ibrahim|
|Preceded by||Lim Thuang Seng (Health) |
Kamala Ganapathy (Plantation Workers)
Abd Rahman Palil (Friendly Government)
|Succeeded by||Daroyah Alwi (Health) |
Ganapathi Rao Veraman (Plantation Workers, Poverty and Friendly Government)
|Member of the Malaysian Parliament|
for Kuala Langat
|Assumed office |
9 May 2018
|Preceded by||Abdullah Sani Abdul Hamid (PKR)|
|Member of the Selangor State Legislative Assembly|
for Seri Andalas
8 May 2008 – 9 May 2018
|Preceded by||Kamalam Annasamy (MIC–BN)|
|Succeeded by||Mat Shuhaimi Shafiei (PKR—PH)|
Xavier Jayakumar s/o Arulanandam
1953 (age 66–67)
Ipoh, Perak, Federation of Malaya (now Malaysia)
|Political party||People's Justice Party (PKR)|
|Pakatan Harapan (PH)|
Pakatan Rakyat (PR)
Barisan Alternatif (BA)
|Spouse(s)||Shiela Christine Devaraj|
|Residence||Taman Sri Andalas, Klang, Selangor|
|Alma mater||Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Manipal|
Dato' Dr. Xavier Jayakumar s/o Arulanandam (Tamil: சேவியர் ஜயகுமார், romanized: Cēviyar jayakumār) is a Malaysian politician from the People's Justice Party (PKR) formerly serving as the former Minister of Water, Land and Natural Resources of Malaysia. He was sworn in on 2 July 2018 in the presence of His Majesty the Yang di-Pertuan Agong.
People's Justice Party
Minister of Land, Water and Natural Resources
He has proposed to amend the National Land Code passed in 2014 which allows the ownership of land to foreign citizens and companies through Section 433B with the approval of the state government.
After losing to grab the Parliamentary seat, he has contested in the Selangor State Assembly seat, Seri Andalas. Fate has sided with him and won the seat in the 2008 Malaysian general election. After winning, he was appointed as a Member of the Selangor State Executive Council.
In the 2013 Malaysian general election, he managed to defend the Seri Andalas seat in a 5-cornered contest.
|2008||N49 Seri Andalas, P111 Kota Raja||Xavier Jayakumar (PKR-PR)||20,258||66.83%||Kamalam Annasamy (MIC-BN)||10,055||33.17%||31,039||10,203||79.93%|
|2013||N49 Seri Andalas, P111 Kota Raja||Xavier Jayakumar (PKR-PR)||31,491||64.43%||Mohan Thangarasu (MIC-BN)||15,858||32.45%||49,552||15,633||87.30%|
|Hanafiah Husin (IND)||871||1.78%||75.24%|
|Uthayakumar Ponnusamy (IND)||614||1.26%|
|Kottappan Suppaiah (IND)||41||0.08%|
|2004||P099 Ampang, Selangor||Xavier Jayakumar (PKR-BA)||13,482||28.87%||Rozaidah Talib (UMNO-BN)||33,214||71.13%||47,479||19,732||71.26%|
|2018||P112 Kuala Langat, Selangor||Xavier Jayakumar (PKR-PH)||43,239||49.08%||Shahril Sufian Hamdan (UMNO-BN)||26,127||29.66%||89,437||17,112||87.34%|
|Yahya Baba (PAS)||18,731||21.26%|
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