Malaysia Vasudevan Profile

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Malaysia Vasudevan's parents were from Palakkad. In the early years of the last century Chattu Nair of Ottappalam, Ammalu of Polpulli along with their respective families migrated to Malaysia in search of livelihood. They became labourers in the rubber estates in Rajaghiri estate, Kuala Selangor. After a few years Chattu Nair and Ammalu became husband and wife in an arranged marriage. Vasudevan was born on June 15, 1944 as their eighth and youngest child. Even though he was a Malayalee, his surroundings in Malaysia were predominantly Tamil and his life was lived in Tamil, at school and at home.