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By S Thayaparan

Between a BN rock and a Pakatan hard place

"If you dance with the devil, the devil don't change. The devil changes you" - Max California (8MM)

COMMENT Right-thinking Malaysians should be aware that there are two points of disagreement that the Hindraf leadership has - the first with Pakatan Rakyat and the seat allocation controversy and the second, with Malaysiakini's coverage on the breakdown of talks.

The first point with regard to Hindraf's ‘demands' that it be given seats as the cause of the breakdown of talks is rejected emphatically by P Waythamoorthy, whom I spoke to yesterday. According to the Hindraf leader, yes, there was talk of seats but it was never a pre-condition for Hindraf to support Pakatan.

The only condition or perhaps more accurately, the main condition, was Pakatan endorsing the Hindraf blueprint. As to the parliamentary seats in question, Hindraf made it very clear that it would not contest against Pakatan incumbents but would like a straight fight against MIC candidates...