GE14: PPBM insists on contesting 12 Umno seats in Selangor

Members of PPBM had protested against the seat allocation in the 14th general election. — Bernama pic
Members of PPBM had protested against the seat allocation in the 14th general election. — Bernama pic

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SHAH ALAM, Feb 8 — The seat allocation disputes among Pakatan Harapan (PH) component parties in Selangor seem to have intensified when Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM) Selangor insisted on contesting the 12 state seats, currently held by Umno, in Selangor in the 14th general election (GE14).

Prior to this, the Selangor PKR had also announced to contest those 12 seats.

Selangor PPBM Information chief Sallehudin Amiruddin said the party’s intention to contest the 12 state seats was in line with the original objective of the party’s establishment, that is to defeat Umno in the GE14.

“We will not back off, not even for one seat, we will contest all the 12 seats.

“Therefore, we submitted our proposal to contest the 12 Umno seats to the Selangor PH chairman to decide in the next meeting,” he told reporters after attending the Selangor PH meeting on the allocation of state seats here today.

The meeting was chaired by Selangor PH election director Dr Xavier Jayakumar.

The negotiation on the seat allocation was supposed to be finalised on Jan 31, but was extended for another week due to the disputes. — Bernama

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