Three sworn in as senators
The two others are Tess Innovations Sdn Bhd director Datuk Jaspal Singh and CLK Consultants Sdn Bhd director Chiew Lian Keng.
Nallakaruppan, 65, Jaspal, 49, and Chiew, 47, took their oath of office before Dewan Negara president Tan Sri Abu Zahar Ujang at Parliament House.
Yang di-Pertuan Agong Tuanku Mizan Zainal Abidin had consented to their appointments.
Jaspal is MIC treasurer while Chiew is Federal Territory MCA Youth chief.