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Who is gangster? BN or PR in the Perak State Assembly

The legality of the Assembly is tainted with these actions by BN

– Deputy Speaker from a running dog, Hee Yit Fong has no power to take over the role of Speaker before V. Sivakumar is removed as a speaker.

– Police removed V. Sivakumar by force is raping the power of legislative institute.

This is an illegal coup against the power of rakyat. The coup by BN is a black history in Perak and Malaysia.

After The Chaotic State Assembly Sitting, What Next In Perak?

By Ahmad Fuad Yahya

IPOH, May 7 (Bernama) — After today’s incident, which stained the sanctity of the august Perak State Legislative Assembly as a result of the hype stirred by the opposition members, the people are asking, what’s going to happen next?

To think that the political crisis in the state has ended with the removal of V. Sivakumar, from DAP, as State Assembly Speaker, and the appointment of Datuk R. Ganesan, from MIC, as the new Speaker, is a far cry.

Obviously, the opposition will not accept Ganesan’s appointment nor other motions tabled and passed by the State Assembly today, which will leave the situation at status quo, unless one of the parties is willing to concede and give way.

The question is who or which side should be the one to give in – for sure, it is not the Barisan Nasional (BN), as the coalition has the majority vote in the assembly with 28 members and three “BN-friendly” independent representatives on its side.

Political observers will continue to question the validity of today’s state assembly sitting, even if the court rules in favour of Datuk Seri Dr Zambry Abdul Kadir and declares him as the rightful Perak Menteri Besar on Monday.

What happened today is an embarrassing episode for Malaysia, known for its multi-racial society, rich culture and eastern values and a society that respects one another.

The gangster culture which the opposition members brought into the assembly today is saddening.

Slim assemblyman Datuk Mohd Khusairi Abdul Talib, in his blog, said soon after the Regent of Perak Raja Dr Nazrin Shah inspected the guard-of-honour and proceeded to the royal chambers, the opposition assemblymen hurriedly entered the assembly hall and changed their seating to the right side of the Speaker, which is allocatted for members of the government party.

He claimed the opposition members also tore the name tags of the BN assemblymen.

According to the assembly proceedings, Assembly secretary Abdullah Antong Sabri was supposed to start the meeting with reading of the “doa”, but Sivakumar overuled it and refused to start proceedings for as long as Zambry, the BN assemblymen, as well as the Independent assemblymen, were in the House.

The actions of the opposition members in the assembly was a clear show of rudeness, especially when they very well knew that the Perak Regent was in the royal chambers waiting to declare open the assembly sitting.

Political analyst Dr Sivamurugan Pandian said what happened today should not have happened in the context of Malaysia’s democracy.

He said that with the latest development, there was a need for Sultan Azlan Shah of Perak to intervene to find an end to the problem.

“Although the Sultan is above politics, in several situations, like what happened today, intervention by the Ruler is necessary,” he added.

The deputy dean of social science studies at Universiti Sains Malaysia said what was facing the BN-led state government now was similar to the situation after the March 8 general election last year.

“In principle, BN had the majority at that time, but the Sultan made a wise decision (by appointing a Menteri Besar from the opposition),” he added.

The question of dissolving the state assembly should not be raised by the opposition now because it could be deemed as contradicting the Sultan’s decision.

He said the actions by the opposition of late were aimed at getting the people’s support, portraying them (opposition) as the victim.

“If one episode after another happens, who is on the right side?. Are they going to continue to be at odds to an extent that the state’s administration and the people are left to become victims of their political games,” he added.

— BERNAMA

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