Govt to study how to give Indian-Muslims Bumiputera status

Yasmin Ramlan

The government could confer Bumiputera status on the Indian-Muslims either 'administratively or by gazette', says Prime Minister Najib Razak. – The Malaysian Insight pic, July 18, 2017.

THE government will consider a request from the Indian-Muslim community in Malaysia to be recognised as Bumiputera, Prime Minister Najib Razak said tonight.

He said Bumiputera status could be applied to the group either “administratively or by gazette”.

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