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Gerakan veep insists 'pariah' word insulting

Susan Loone

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Modified 29 Aug 2019, 8:12 am

Despite calls urging certain quarters not to react to Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad's use of the term 'pariah', a Gerakan leader insists that the word is derogatory and demeaning to the Indian community.

Gerakan vice-president Baljit Singh said no one, especially politicians, should utter the term in a multiracial setting without facing consequences for their actions...

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