Ku Li wants Burhanuddin Helmy's 'Malay citizenship' considered

M Fakhrull Halim

Modified 31 Dec 2020, 2:48 am

Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah's suggestion to revive the political figure Burhanuddin al-Helmy's idea to give "Malay citizenship" to everyone regardless of race has been heavily criticised, but he hoped that relevant parties would consider it.

The Umno Gua Musang MP, fondly known as Ku Li, raised the matter in talk show "Minda Profesor Negara" last week.

He had cited an example where Indonesia only uses one name...

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