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EC challenges Anwar to boycott parliament Priscilla Prasena | May 28, 2013

Its deputy chairman Wan Ahmad Wan Omar tells the PKR supremo to skip the upcoming parliament session if he won’t accept the results of 13th GE.

PUTRAJAYA: The election commission today threw a challenge to PKR Supremo Anwar Ibrahim to withdraw from parliament if he does not accept the results of the 13th general election.

“Those taking to the streets are the same people who had accepted the results in Penang and Selangor,” EC deputy chairman Wan Ahmad Wan Omar told FMT.

“In Penang, they were sworn in immediately after the election. If you do not accept the results and claim that the election was unfair, why swear in?” asked Wan Ahmad.

“This is a sheer hypocrisy,” he said. “I challenge Anwar to boycott Parliament if he is unhappy.”

Wan Ahmad explained that a petition could be filed within 21 days after the results have been gazetted.

The results were gazetted on May 20, which now provides an avenue for dissatisfied parties to voice their grievances in a proper manner and through the right channel.

“I would like to thank PAS […]