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Orang Asli deliver protest note to MB over Kuala Langat forest

Yasmin Ramlan

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Modified 26 Feb 2020, 6:10 am

A group of more than 200 Orang Asli gathered today in front of the Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah building to voice their objections to the state government's proposal to degazette the Kuala Langat (North) Forest Reserve.

According to community leader tok batin Rahman Pahat, a memorandum of objection was submitted today to Selangor Menteri Besar Amirudin Shari to reconsider the proposal.

"The forest reserve is our home... From the past to the present we have lived here, and we love the forest.

"According to our numbers, there are 1,845 Orang Asli villagers living in the affected areas...

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