Conference Statement by Lim Kit Siang in Sandakan on Sunday, 20th
Abdullah should immediately declare Wednesday, January 23, 2008 as the
first Thaipusam national public holiday instead of just thinking about
Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi should immediately
declare Wednesday, January 23, 2008 as the first Thaipusam national
public holiday instead of just thinking about it.
told a Ponggal Festival event at Bukit Bintang last night that he would
consider declaring Thaipusam a national public holiday.
past decades, both inside and outside Parliament, DAP has been calling
for Thaipusam to be declared a public holiday and not just a state
holiday in Penang, Perak, Selangor, Negri Sembilan and Johor.
is nothing more to consider, Abdullah should immediately announce
Wednesday as the first Thaipusam public holiday so that it could
Thaipusam could be celebrated by all Malaysians throughout the country
beginning on January 23, 2008.
Kit Siang, Malaysian Parliamentary
Opposition Leader, Member of Parliament for Ipoh Timur & Democratic Action
Party Central Policy and Strategic
Planning Commission Chairman