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'Pahang MB will have unchecked power' - Bersih blasts unelected rep move
Published:  Nov 24, 2020 4:02 AM
Updated: 9:27 AM

The Coalition of Clean and Fair Elections (Bersih 2.0) has decried the creation of up to five unelected seats of State Legislative Assembly Members in Pahang, calling it an insidious attempt to usurp democracy and give unchecked power to Menteri Besar Wan Rosdy Wan Ismail.

"By expanding the total of state representatives from 42 to 47, more than expanding the BN-PN coalition government’s current majority from 33-9 up to 38-9, it will give the MB an absolute power to appoint loyalists as cheerleaders in the State assembly or potential candidates to target opposition-held constituencies with public funds...

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