Monday, February 16, 2009

Ku Li: I Opposed Those Constitution Amendments...

“Today’s crisis in Perak is about the legitimacy of the process by which a new state government has been formed in Perak. It’s not about the status of the Rulers,” Tengku Razaleigh said in his latest post titled “1993”.
“In comparison, the constitutional crisis of 1993 arose from an ugly confrontation between Umno and the Rulers over a question that had direct and profound implications on their sovereignty and that of the Yang DiPertuan Agong. For good reason, the Head of State in most countries may not be prosecuted in an ordinary court of law. In 1993, the government campaigned to remove this immunity through amendments to the Constitution. Read more here.
Just a trip down memory lane here. I remember how bad the situation was then with countless demonstrations held across the nation by Umno goons protesting against ALL The Royalty. Did all our Rulers forget about that 1993 incident? Perhaps, the saying about Malaysian having short memory rings true. Or maybe Umno manage to hold some of them by their royal balls for some unexplained reasons.
I ll just let all you people decide as to who pose a bigger threat to the Royalty. Umno or The People's government? Any idea who was the Yang DiPertuan Agong then? HRH Sultan Azlan Muhibbiddin Shah, it was.

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