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A view of the old Kuala Kubu Coronation Clock Tower on April 14, 2024, first built in 1937 to commemorate the accession of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth to the thrones of the British Empire, which stands on a hill as a notable landmark overlooking the town of Kuala Kubu Baharu in Hulu Selangor — Picture by BERNAMA

KKB by-election — 17 Indian NGOs pledge support for Harapan candidate

HULU SELANGOR, May 4 — Seventeen Indian non-governmental organisations (NGOs) representing the Indian community in Kuala Kubu Baharu have pledged their support for Pakatan Harapan candidate Pang Sock Tao in the coming by-election on May 11.

The pledge was mentioned in a joint statement released today.

The NGOs that pledged their support include Kuala Kubu Bahru Hindu Sanggam, Pertubuhan Kebajikan Komuniti Muhibah Hulu Selangor, Persatuan Penduduk Taman Musabika, Pertubuhan Kesenian dan Kebudayaan Hulu Bernam, Kuil Sri Maha Mariamman in Batu 4, Ladang Sungai Jernih; and Sri Maha Mariamman Temple in Batu 5, Kuala Kerling.

Also on the list are Hulu Selangor District Social and Community Welfare Organisation, Hulu Selangor Unity Association, Persatuan Belia Sinaran Suria Hulu Selangor, Kelab Bola Sepak BKB, Persatuan Pembangunan Masyarakat India Felda Gedangsa, Persatuan Pembangunan Minda Kebangsaan, dan Pusat Sivananda Divine Life Society Kuala Kubu Bahru.

The by-election sees a four-cornered fight with Pang representing the Unity Government challenged by Khairul Azhari Saut (Perikatan Nasional), Hafizah Zainuddin (Parti Rakyat Malaysia), and Nyau Ke Xin (Independent).

It is being held following the death of its state assemblyman Lee Kee Hiong on March 21 due to cancer.

— Bernama

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