Fear of backlash prompts opposition vote on Budget 2021, say analysts


Kamles Kumar

Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin can claim a moral victory for the Perikatan Nasional government after Budget 2021 passed the policy stage yesterday. – AFP pic, November 27, 2020.

OPPOSITION lawmakers were afraid of voting against Budget 2021 because they feared a backlash from a public that might perceive their action as an attack on their welfare, said analysts.

Opposition lawmakers also appeared to lack unity, displayed poor strategy and did not show solidarity, the experts told The Malaysian Insight.


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