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DAP quitting PH will see Umno, PAS returning to power, says Chin Tong

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Johor DAP chief Liew Chin Tong says discussions on khat must be based on facts and not falsehoods.

PETALING JAYA: Johor DAP chief Liew Chin Tong has called on party members to be steadfast in keeping Pakatan Harapan intact amid anger over the introduction of khat in the Year 4 Bahasa Melayu syllabus.

In a speech delivered to grassroots leaders and members in Johor yesterday, Liew also dismissed calls for DAP to quit the ruling coalition.

“Talk of asking DAP to quit PH at all costs is just going to destroy the fruits of democracy won on May 9, 2018 and to open the door for Umno and PAS to return to rule,” he said.

The government’s decision to proceed with the introduction of khat has met with opposition by some Chinese and Tamil educationists.

Some DAP grassroots members have also opposed the move, while the social media pages of some of the party’s leaders have been bombarded with angry comments from the public….

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