Pakatan will lose again if another rural by-election held today, voters say

Zaim Ibrahim

It appears the Tg Piai voter sentiment is the rule rather than the exception among rural communities feeling the pinch from plunging prices of their agricultural output and rising living costs. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, November 24, 2019.

IF a by-election were to be called now for another rural seat, Pakatan Harapan (PH) would lose for the same reasons it did in Tg Piai, Johor.

In interviews with voters in Baling, Kedah, a Malay-majority parliamentary constituency dependent on agriculture, voters expressed the same frustrations with the federal government as their counterparts did in Tg Piai.

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  • What is the rural development minister in all these? Isnt it her job to ensure there is development in the rural areas?

    Posted 10 months ago by Elyse Gim