Sungai Siput is a town and
also a parliamentary constituency in Kuala Kangsar district, Perak, Malaysia.
Since the recent Malaysian general election of 8 March 2008, this
parliamentary constituency is represented by Dr Jeyakumar Devaraj,
from Pakatan Rakyat Party, in the Dewan
, the lower house of Malaysian Parliament
. Dr Jeyakumar
Devaraj defeated the previous incumbent, Dato Seri Samy Vellu
, who had held the seat since
Ahamad bin Pakeh Adam from Barisan
is the current state assemblyman for Lintang state
seat and from DAP
is the current state
assemblyman for Jalong state seat. He is also the State Local
Government Committee chairman.
S.M.J.K Shing Chung
is the largest
secondary school in Sungai Siput.
Sungai Siput is famous for its groundnuts and can easily be fetched
in one of the shop along the main street.
Mahatma Gandhi Kalasalai Tamil School is the biggest Tamil school
in the state with over 1000 students. This school was officially
opened by DR Vijayaletchumi Pandit, former Indian Prime Minister