Ketari Chinese BN candidate wows people with his fluency in Tamil
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BENTONG: Listening to a man speaking enthusiastically in Tamil over the microphone at every Indian community programme, nobody will suspect the individual speaking is actually a Chinese.
Lau Hoi Keong, the Barisan Nasional candidate for the Ketari state seat, is able to draw a smile from Indian voters because they are impressed with his eloquence in their native tongue.
Lau said he learned Tamil while growing up with his single mother at a rubber estate in Kerling, Hulu Selangor. His father died when he was in Form Three.
“I still remember my mother’s advice: If you want to change your destiny, the only way is through education….