'Gelap, bedak, undi' - Rocky start for Azhar as Dewan Rakyat speaker

13 Jul 2020, 9:24 am

Updated 3 months ago


PARLIAMENT | Newly minted Dewan Rakyat speaker Azhar Azizan Harun had a rocky first day.

For starters, no vote was taken when he was sworn in, on grounds that the opposition did not nominate another candidate in time.

Azhar was barely audible when he took his oath amid loud protests from the opposition bench.

"Who voted for this speaker? Who voted for this speaker? Where was the vote?" demanded Kasthuriraani Patto (Harapan-Batu Kawan).

After taking his oath, Azhar sought to control the House, appealing to...

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