ANDA nilaikanlah sendiri bila menteri melayu-UMNO pertahankan cukai GST yg RAKUS !!!
Some portals say it is 10,000 protestors; some say 20,000 and others do not even want to put an estimate to the huge turnout of Malaysians of all ages and ethnicity as they protested peacefully on 1st May 2015.
We must not be side-tracked with the numbers game.
What remains true is the streets were filled with throngs of people
coming in from several assembly points in the federal capital of Kuala
Lumpur as the tens of thousands marched under the beating sun a good
three to five kilometers converging at the iconic Twin Towers.
And what was their cry? We cannot continue to be yoked with the GST!
Many also took advantage to express several other concerns and needs
which was wrapped with that call to the current prime minister Datuk
Seri Najib (and his spouse too) to step down.
While many nations across the globe would have proudly paraded their
contributions to their respective nations while their government
showered appreciation and motivating the workforce to proudly claim
their role in nation building.
But sadly and painfully this is not the case in Malaysia. For the
first time in decades, workers who had always paid their taxes, accepted
wage freezes, and supported the government without revolting have now
taken to a peaceful protest on their significant day that honors all
Try walking under the broiling sun on a baked tarmac for five kilometers.
That was the pain and anguish they endured to register their serious
unhappiness and anguish with the government and its current leadership.
Indeed, if Mahatma Gandhi was around, he would have saluted the
Malaysians for their exemplary sense of 'ahimsa' or sense of
Unfortunately while Gandhi’s great salt march sent the British
scurrying, Labour day protest may not make any dent on the UMNO-BN