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Ex-Umno Youth chief lambasts DAP group for objecting to khat proposal

Faisal Asyraf

3 Ogs 2019, 7:31 pagi

Updated a year ago

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Former Umno Youth leader Razlan Rafii (photo) has questioned the DAP group for objecting the plan to introduce khat in the Year 4 Bahasa Malaysia curriculum for vernacular schools.

Razlan said the objection should not surface as the Jawi calligraphy art has been around for a long time and used even before the country's independence in 1957.

"Jawi has been used in official plaques and agreements for a long time.

"Khat has little to do with Islam but rather about reading the Malay language in a form of Jawi writing," he told Malaysiakini...

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