ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Ethnic Indians in Malaysia

T G Ramamurthy A clear indicator of the economic status of the Malaysian Indians is the fact that despite constituting nearly 10 per cent of the population, their share of the corporate wealth of the country is less than one per cent A CURSORY survey of Malaysian society, particularly the urban centres may well create the impression that the ethnic Indians represent yet another instance of the success story of overseas Indians. The presence of apparently affluent ethnic Indians, seeming to dominate the professions, especially in Kuala Lumpur, is striking. In political participation too their profile is high

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