Methodist Boys’ Secondary School Kuala Lumpur

Archive for April 25th, 2019

Filed Under (Class of '70s) by oldboys on 25-04-2019

A GARDENER’S SON BECOMES A DATUK (P.J.N.)

The sixth child among 8 other siblings, Parameswaran was reminded by his parents since young that “I won’t defend you. You defend yourself”. This is the philosophy which he uses in life – to be accountable to himself. His father was a gardener at the Prime Minister’s residence. The Prime Minister then was Tun Hussein Onn.

Datuk Parameswaran Ganason, class of 1975 (MCE) worked after class in Form 3 to subsidise his family’s income.  He was paid RM 0.50 per hour for picking tennis balls at Selangor Club. Even as a young boy, his good work values and ethics won him favour in the eyes of the tennis coach and the expatriate club members. They bought him a racquet and the coach gave him lessons for free. Datuk did not disappoint them as he went on to play for Selangor in 1979! Read the rest of this entry »



  • April 2019
    M T W T F S S
    « Mar   May »
    1234567
    891011121314
    15161718192021
    22232425262728
    2930  
  • Contact

    If there is any feedback or suggestion, please drop us an email at oldboys18@mbsskl.edu.my