KUALA LUMPUR, April 28 — Barisan Nasional (BN) candidate Adnan Seman will face a three-cornered fight against PAS and PKR for the Bandar Tun Razak parliamentary seat at the 14th General Election (GE14) on May 9.
Adnan, 42, handed in his nomination form to returning officer Mohamad Hamim at 9.02am, here today.
The BN new face, clad in a blue Baju Melayu, was accompanied by about 500 BN supporters shouting ‘Hidup BTR (Bandar Tun Razak)’ all the way to the nomination centre.
Earlier, PAS Muslimat deputy chief Dr Rosni Adam, 48, also a new face, and political veteran Datuk Kamarudin Jaffar, 67, who is contesting on a PKR ticket, submitted their nomination papers at 9 am.
Both opposition candidates were also accompanied by their respective supporters.
In the Bandar Tun Razak parliamentary constituency, the Malays accounted for 61.96 per cent of the total voters of 83,650 voters, followed by Chinese (29.19 per cent), Indians (8.18 per cent) and others another 0.67 per cent.
In the GE13, former Selangor Mentri Besar Tan Sri Abdul Khalid Ibrahim (PKR) retained the seat in a four-cornered fight between BN, PKR and two independent candidates with an 11,832 vote-majority.
When met by reporters, Adnan said he was confident of wresting back the Bandar Tun Razak parliamentary seat.
“In the nine years, since the opposition held the seat, we have heard many complaints and grumbles of dissatisfaction from the locals. I am optimistic we can win back the seat.
“But the Barisan Nasional has brought about many developments such as multilevel parking system and many other initiatives for the people of Bandar Tun Razak,” said the lawyer.
He hoped to bring about more changes and development in the constituency and uplift the quality of life especially of those in the ‘Bottom 40’ (B40) group. — Bernama