'Get two-thirds majority through bipartisanship, not defections'

Geraldine Tong

Modified 15 Dec 2018, 12:58 pm

Activist Ambiga Sreenevasan said today that constitutional reforms requiring a two-thirds majority in the Dewan Rakyat should be done through bipartisan cooperation instead of defections to the ruling party.

"I am against any party or coalition having a two-thirds majority, (as) it allows for the Federal Constitution to be amended at will, and the opposition can never be an effective check and balance.

"Constitutional reform requires a two-thirds majority no doubt, but that must be achieved by having a consensus with MPs across the aisle," she told Malaysiakini when contacted...

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