Putrajaya urged to declare emergency to prevent Malacca polls


Raevathi Supramaniam Alfian Z.M. Tahir

While declaring an emergency in Malacca is undemocratic, analysts say this will prevent a repeat of how Covid-19 had spread after the Sabah polls last year. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, October 6, 2021.

PUTRAJAYA should declare an emergency in Malacca to stop the snap polls from taking place following the collapse of the state government, analysts said.

Although Covid-19 cases have been trending downwards in the last couple of weeks, they said this was not the time to put people’s lives at risk for the sake of a power struggle among politicians.


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