If not for '308', Nizar would remain an engineer


Amin Iskandar

Bukit Gantang MP Mohammad Nizar Jamaluddin in Taiping, Perak, recently. The former menteri besar reflects on the unlikely political trajectory his career has taken. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Hasnoor Hussain, March 9, 2018.

IF the historic polls of March 8, 2008 did not take place, Mohammad Nizar Jamaluddin might have just decided to give up on politics and started down the path of civil activism.

However, the 2008 polls, where Barisan Nasional (BN) lose its two-thirds majority and control of Selangor, Perak, Penang, Kedah and Kelantan, changed Nizar’s fortunes as much as it did the history of the nation.


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