Two more groups have backed the PAS decision to contest
the upcoming Kuala Besut by-election, pointing out that failure to do so would affect the interests of voters and the party itself.
Penang Malay Congress president Rahmad Isahak (left)
said real democracy respects the rights of voters and the mandate they give to representatives of their choice.
He expressed surprise that DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng had suggested that PAS should boycott
the by-election to protest the Election Commission’s (EC) lackadaisical attitude in addressing alleged electoral fraud during the May 5 polls.