Appointment of 26-year-old minister's aide to UM board courts backlash

PETALING JAYA: The appointment of a 26-year-old performing arts graduate into Universiti Malaya’s board of directors has kicked off a controversy.

The announcement on the new appointment was made by UM on Monday (Oct 4), leading to criticism from various quarters, with some alleging that strings were pulled due to Danesh Raj Nagarajan being an aide to former Deputy Speaker Datuk Seri Azalina Othman Said.

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