ALOR STAR, 6 July 2009: Kedah Gerakan Youth today called on Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Azizan Abdul Razak to set up an independent body to investigate the DAP’s allegation that the state government would demolish some Hindu and Chinese temples in the state.
Tan (File pic)Its head, Tan Keng Liang, said Azizan should do this immediately to prove whether the allegation was true or not.
“This is a serious allegation, and the outcome of the investigation should be announced to the public,” he told Bernama here today.
He said Azizan should not delay by saying he himself did not know of the alleged state government’s decision to demolish Hindu and Chinese temples.
Azizan was also reported to have said the DAP was trying to incite racial hatred towards the PAS-led state government.
Recently, Kedah/Perlis DAP chairperson Thomas Su repeated his claim that he had proof of the government’s decision to demolish some Hindu and Chinese temples.
He said the menteri besar should take the matter seriously and not accuse the DAP of inciting racial hatred by raising the issue.
The Kedah DAP also recently made a shocking announcement of wanting to withdraw from the Pakatan Rakyat state government over alleged unfair treatment of the DAP in the alliance, and the demolishment of a pig abattoir in Taman Berjaya here by the Alor Star City Council. — Bernama