Malaysian Indian United Party

Malaysian Indian United Party (Malay: Parti Bersatu India Malaysia, Tamil: மலேசிய இந்திய ஐக்கிய கட்சி, abbrev: MIUP) is a political party representing the Indian community in Malaysia.[1] MIUP was founded and registered on 14 September 2007 and was launched on 25 November 2007 by Nallakaruppan Solaimalai or K.S. Nallakaruppan,[2] who is better known as Anwar Ibrahim's 'tennis partner'[3] after his resignation from Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) because of his fallout with Anwar regarding the candidacy for the Ijok by-election, 2007.[4][5]

Malaysian Indian United Party
Parti Bersatu India Malaysia
மலேசிய இந்திய ஐக்கிய கட்சி
PresidentNallakaruppan Solaimalai
FounderNallakaruppan Solaimalai
Founded14 November 2007
Split fromPeople's Justice Party
HeadquartersKuala Lumpur
National affiliationBarisan Nasional (BN) (2007-2018, since 2019) (Friends of BN)
ColoursRed, blue, yellow, white
Dewan Negara:
0 / 70
Dewan Rakyat:
0 / 222
Dewan Undangan Negeri
0 / 587


MIUP supports and maintains friendly relations to the then governing Barisan Nasional (BN) although it is not an official member of the coalition but seeks to be admitted into the coalition.[6][7]

Elected representatives


General election results

Election Total seats won Seats contested Total votes Voting Percentage Outcome of election Election leader
0 / 222
1 TBD TBD TBD (Friends of BN) Nallakaruppan Solaimalai

See also


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