Soldiers split over Anwar but united against Patriot 

Mohd Farhan Darwis

Soldiers, with 7,084 votes, represent a large chunk of the electorate in Port Dickson, Negri Sembilan. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Afif Abd Halim, September 19, 2018.

SOLDIERS based in Port Dickson in Negri Sembilan are divided over a forced by-election in the seaside town featuring PKR president-elect Anwar Ibrahim, but all agree that a veterans group does not speak for them in the matter of the polls to come.

While some feel the by-election to be a waste of money and time, younger army personnel are excited at the prospect of Anwar returning to Parliament.

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  • What do young soldiers know about patriots? A few young uns claiming to represent the entire tentera darat? and all? based on what?

    Posted 4 years ago by Ju Laza

  • Patriot now largely represents the people voice, not only soldiers. This is even more remarkable.

    Posted 4 years ago by Tanahair Ku

  • Of course Patriot does not represent present day soldiers. They are a class of their own. You young punks don't even know what is war compared to these veterans. They have integrity and what have you all got to show? You even cheat in your military exams.

    Posted 4 years ago by T E

  • They are old but Patriot are respected soldiers their supporters are not only from the army but from the people dont look down on them young punks soldiers soon you will be where they are today dont act funny

    Posted 4 years ago by Danial Abdullah