This comes from the horse’s mouth, you may lead the party but if you do not command the respect of the electorates and fail to win a seat then you are of no use. Najib spoke thus in his speech to the 1646 delegates at the MIC party elections under way now.
Najib could not have said it better, MIC is not just Sami Vellu, who was discarded by the people and lost his position in Sungei Siput, and if he continues to helm the party the people will throw out MIC completely in the coming elections.
Will Samy Vellu take the cue and terminate his association with MIC forthwith?
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