Australian Tamil youth runs for Federal Senate

The Australian - Tamil refugee, Brami Jegan, seeks Senate seat

Senate Greens candidate Brami Jegan, a former banker and journalist, at Sydney's Darling Harbour. Picture: Amos Aikman *Source:* The Australian

"I know, my background is a bit different," the newly anointed Greens Senate candidate says with a laugh. "But I've got nothing to hide. I'm here because I want to contribute to our society."