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A Malaysian Indian politician of the Democratic Action party (DAP) has asked the party's Chinese-origin secretary-general to apologise to the Indian members of the party.
N. Gobalakrishnan has asked Lim Guan Eng to apologise to over 700 Indian members of the party after they were stopped from attending the party's Central Executive Committee (CEC) meeting last year, the New Straits Times reported.
"He (Lim) shouldn't treat the Indian members like that as they, too, like him, have voting (rights)," Gobalakrishnan was quoted as saying.
"It was an important meeting, where DAP elected their main council members... how could over 700 Indians not be a part of it?"
The DAP, with 38 members of parliament (MPs), sits in the opposition in the country's parliament after the May 5 general elections in that country.
Though the party's main base is Malaysian Chinese, it receives support from ethnic Malaysians and Indians too.
Gobalakrishnan, a former MP from the Padang Serai in that country's Kedah state, also sought Lim's clarification regarding rumours doing the rounds that the latter was seeking to de-register the party.
"I want him to explain the rumours of him wanting to de-register DAP," he said. ...
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