COMMENT No sooner had Sirkunavelu Jayathas - a key man in Hindraf and the Human Rights Party prior to enlisting earlier this week with PKR - joined the latter party than he has hit the deck running by integrating his activism on behalf of Indian Malaysians under its aegis.
Today he led a delegation of PKR members, including vice-president N Surendran, to lodge a police report against the intended demolition of a century-old Hindu shrine in Jalan P Ramlee in Kuala Lumpur.
Kuala Lumpur City Hall has given a month’s notice to the temple authorities of intent to demolish. The PKR delegation is attempting to head off the demolition.
The speed and ease with which Jayathas has found his stride within PKR serves to underscore a point that sympathisers of Hindraf have tried in vain to impress upon the movement’s founding duo - the brothers P Uthayakumar and Waythamoorthy...