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In historic move, DAP opens first Putrajaya branch

Lu Wei Hoong  |  Published:  |  Modified:

In the past, Umno leaders vowed to defend Putrajaya till their last drop of blood from the then-opposition coalition.

Umno often claimed it is the predominantly Chinese DAP which called the shots in Pakatan Harapan in an attempt to stoke fear in the hearts of the Malay electorate.

DAP leaders like Lim Kit Siang repeatedly assured Malay voters that Harapan would respect the position of the Malays and Islam if it formed the federal government.

However, on May 9, 2018, Putrajaya fell - ironically, into the hands of the same man who had conceived the grand and opulent administrative capital, Dr Mahathir Mohamad.

And now, DAP has opened its first branch in what would have been considered behind enemy lines just three months ago...

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