The Malaysian Indian dilemma

THE Universiti Malaya convocation last week was a really lively affair, if social media posts are anything to go by.

There were Indian-style flower garlands, even for Malay graduates. And an “urumi melam” troupe gave it a Thaipusam feel with vibrant music. The celebrations were loud and the joy palpable, especially among the Indian students.

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