‘Patron of Journalists’ Award (Patrikai Yallar Kavalar Viruthu) from, His Honourable Thiru V. Narayanasamy, Puducherry Chief Minister.
This Certificate of Achievement is Hereby Awarded to YBhg Datuk Seri R.S Thanenthiran – Honourable President Of Malaysia Makkal Sakti Party / Chairman Of Yayasan Sakti Malaysia For His Unwavering & Compassionate Struggle To Uplift The Indian Community In Malaysia.
Our Honorable Malaysia Makkal Sakti Party President, Datuk Seri R.S Thanenthiran was accorded the honour to officiate Tamilnadu Union of Journalists (TUJ) 16th Annual Conference in Puducherry, India. He was bestowed the ‘Patron of Journalists’ Award (Patrikai Yallar Kavalar Viruthu) by Puducherry Chief Minister, His Honourable Thiru V. Narayanasamy who jointly graced the event. Datuk Sri V. Pulenthiran received the ‘Lifetime Achievement’ Award for his contributions towards sports on the similar stage. The conference took place at Kambam Kalai Arangam Puducherry, India on 16th September 2017 with participation from numerous dignitaries and VIP’s with a crowd of over a thousand people across the country.
The list of other prominent dignitaries were World renowned Tamil Freedom Fighter Thiru P.L. Nedhumaran, Thiru Thol Malavan (Vidhuthalai Siruthai Chairman), Thiru V.G.P. Chevalliar Kalimamani Santhosh, Tamilnadu Human Rights Chairman – Thiru Vel Murugan and other TUJ members. Malaysia Makkal Sakti Party entourage consisted of MMSP Vice President – Mr. Y.Subramaniam, MMSP General Secretary – Mr. Sutager Subramaniam, National Treasurer – Datuk OG. Shanmugam, CCM members Mr. Vijayakumar, Mr. S.K. Rao, Mr. Gauthaman, Mr. Kanesh and MMSP members.
Honourable President Of Malaysia Makkal Sakti Party, Datuk Seri R.S Thanenthiran delivered an enthusiastic keynote speech on the importance of Tamil Language and Press Freedom as the core for democracy and humanrights.