Low turnout at ‘Save Malaysia’ rally due to leaders’ absence, say analysts

Alfian Z.M. Tahir

Analysts say the ‘Save Malaysia’ rally should have spotlighted rising living costs instead of Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi’s court case to attract more people. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, September 18, 2023.

ECONOMIC factors, party leaders’ absence and political fatigue were several reasons Saturday’s “Save Malaysia” rally failed to attract more people, said analysts.

They told The Malaysian Insight the demonstration could have drawn a larger crowd if it was endorsed by party leaders.

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