01 August 2014
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Ashit Gungah is the secretary general (Administration) of the Mouvement Socialiste Militant (MSM). He is the First Member for Grand Baie/Poudre d’Or. 53 years old, Ashit Gungah is an engineer by profession and started in politics at an early age. He became active since 1995 and stood for elections in 2000 and he was elected. He was again elected in Constituency No 6 in 2005 and in 2010. News on Sunday asked him about the current workings of our Parliament and whether it is impacting negatively on the minds of the population.
Mauritius will host an international conference on the Tamil Diaspora next week, 23 to 25 July 2014, at the Mahatma Gandhi Institute, Moka, to be attended by more than 200 foreign delegates. One of the main guests of this conference is Dr John Samuel, Founder-Director of the Institute of Asian Studies, in Chennai.
The Nelson Mandela International Day, also known as Mandela Day, is held on July 18 each year. The day remembers Mandela’s achievements in working towards conflict resolution, democracy, human rights, peace, and reconciliation.
Daniel Guého was among the Eleven Internationals when Mauritius played against foreign teams like Burnley and Mohan Bagun as well as against teams coming from Reunion Island and Madagascar.
The National Assembly resumed its activities, after a prorogation of more than two months, for the drafting of a mini-amendment of the Constitution, presented to elected members on Friday 4 July 2014. The Prime Minister underlined once again the need for change, after 46 years of Independence. He was followed by the Leader of the Opposition, Paul Berenger, then by the leader of the MSM, Pravind Jugnauth, and finally by the leader of the PMSD, Xavier-Luc Duval before adjournment for Monday, 7 July.
Sylvio Michel is at his 13th day of hunger strike at ‘Jardin de la Compagnie’, Port Louis. Michel is well known in Mauritian politics.
Ivan Collendavelloo has launched his party, “Muvman Liberater’, at the beginning of this month after he resigned from the MMM because of his disapproval on an alliance his former leader wanted to strike with the Labour party.
Somduth Dulthumun has been elected for a fifth consecutive mandate as Chairman of the Mauritius Sanathan Dharma Temples Federation two weeks ago. Dulthumun represents a strong figure within the Hindu community in Mauritius.
Rajiv Servansingh has been the youngest parliamentarian elected in Port Louis under the MMM banner in 1976. Since then, he did not show much interest to stand again as a candidate for legislative elections.
For some weeks now, Mauritius has been at the center of a political turmoil and this has had serious implications on many aspects of our socioeconomic environment. News on Sunday has solicited the expertise of Prof Sheila Bunwaree, a sociologist, for an analysis of the situation.
Environmental engineer and oceanographer by profession, Vassen Kauppaymuthoo has been striving for the past 15 years for the preservation of our environment and our lagoons.
Jeff Lingaya, 37, holder of a Teacher’s Diploma in English, is an environmental activist, often actively collaborating with various trade union platforms and emerging political movements, or forming resistance platforms on specific issues like Human Rights, Education, and Social Justice. He is presently campaigning on the theme: ‘No to Biometrics on ID Card’. News on Sunday turns to him for more precision on his campaign against the new ID card.

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