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George Town's first mayor a fiery man


The educator: Ramanathan in his office in 1963. - Photo courtesy of MBS Heritage Centre

The educator: Ramanathan in his office in 1963. - Photo courtesy of MBS Heritage Centre

PENANG, or more specifically George Town, still does not have a mayor or Datuk Bandar although it has long attained the status of a recognised city.

Many towns in Malaysia are eager to seek city status and have to work hard to meet the requirements and standards.

   

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