Archive for February 14th, 2017
Apology to people of Malacca for the defection of one Member of Parliament and three State Assemblymen in Malacca
Firstly, I want to apologise to the people of Malacca for the defection of one Member of Parliament and three State Assemblymen in Malacca.
I started my parliamentary life in Malacca, where I contested and won the then Bandar Melaka parliamentary constituency in 1969.
I have served three terms as Member of Parliament for the seat of Bandar Melaka, later re-named Kota Melaka, in 1969, 1974 and 1982.
Although I have left Malacca for 31 years, Malacca is always a special place in my 51 years of political struggle to help create a more just, equal, democratic, prosperous and united Malaysia.
I was detained under the Internal Security Act a week after I was elected Member of Parliament of Bandar Melaka in 1969.
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