Tuesday, January 23, 2007

Condolences to the professor's family

Syed Hussein dies at 79

KUALA LUMPUR: Former politician and academic Prof Syed Hussein Alatas died of a heart attack at his home in Damansara Heights here at 9.30 last night. He was 79.

His son-in-law Datuk Danyal Balagopal Abdullah said Syed Hussein fell down and was rushed to the University Malaya Medical Centre where he was pronounced dead. His remains were taken home early this morning for burial later today.

He was a founder member of Gerakan in 1968. – Bernama

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