Patriotism more than just flag-flying, KL folks tell minister

Noel Achariam

A general view of Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman shows no visible Jalur Gemilangs being flown. Kuala Lumpur residents and traders say not flying the national flag does not mean they are unpatriotic. – The Malaysian Insight pic, August 8, 2017.

RESIDENTS and traders in Kuala Lumpur have slammed Federal Territories Minister Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor’s recent remarks that they were unpatriotic for failing to fly the Jalur Gemilang, saying that many city folk choose to show their loyalty to the country in other ways.

Bukit Bandaraya Residents Association president M. Ali said that Tengku Adnan, who is popularly known as Kunan, was misguided in his observations that Kuala Lumpur residents were unappreciative and unpatriotic simply because many did not fly the national flag ahead of Merdeka celebrations.

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