Tuesday September 11, 2012
Sai Baba follower wants court to sack trustees
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Compiled by NG SI HOON , RAHIMY RAHIM and A.RAMAN
A SATYA Sai Baba devotee has moved a court petition seeking an investigation into alleged irregularities committed by members of Sri Satya Sai Baba Central Trust after the guru's death in April last year, reported Tamil Nesan.
K. Ramesh has asked the court to direct the state government to dissolve the present trust board and to create an autonomous body for management of trust affairs similar to the Thirupati temple.
He has sought an investigation into the alleged huge financial irregularities of the trust.
> The Kuala Muda Welfare Department has been unfair in providing aid to the Indians in Sungai Petani, reported Malaysia Nanban.
A group held a peaceful demonstration and the group's spokesman, Faizal Guna, said the department had given allocations to people without any letters but had given problems to the deserving.
However, department official Ahmad Mohd Noor said they were fair in providing assistance.
> Makkal Osai reported that five families had received land titles enabling them to build houses in Kampung Tongkah in Kuala Krau, thanks to MIC's efforts.
State MIC chairman Datuk R. Ganesan presented the land titles on Saturday.
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