Gong Xi Fa Cai from Johor PKR
Chua (seated centre) leads the charge … prosperity for the nation through justice, fair play and unity.
JOHOR BARU (Jan 6, 2013): Johor PKR state committee leaders today attended a special pre-general election and Chinese New Year briefing.
The four-hour meeting was chaired by Johor PKR chairman Chua Jui Meng in the state party headquarters in Bandar Baru UDA, Tampoi.
The good attendance on a Sunday morning can only mean high morale and fighting spirit amongst PKR leaders and grassroots.
A crowded but vital briefing for Johor PKR division leaders.
Chua gave the members some insight into party supremo Anwar Ibrahim’s hopes, advice and strategy to be adopted in the next 13th General Election (GE13) which must be held latest June 28.
The 222-seat Parliament is set for automatic dissolution, thus paving the way for national polls, on April 28.
Chua also advised the leaders to be wary of the dirty tactics that could be expected to be adopted by Barisan Nasional (BN) in pre and post GE13.
He said it was important to be wary and to keep a lookout for external and internal saboteurs during campaigns in the run-up to GE13.
“Expect the emergence of party hoppers or what we call katak (political frogs) and be prepared to face them. You can also expect BN to try and buy support to sabotage our campaign operations,” he added.
Johor PKR division leaders checking out their fit for the uniform for the new year and the electoral battle ahead.
Chua urged party leaders and grassroots to go all out in the election campaign trail because “we have a realistic chance of toppling BN in federal and state levels”.
“Johor should not be an Umno or BN fixed deposit in general elections anymore. I just returned from Sabah with Anwar and the people there have turned up in thousands to show their support.
“The crowds for PR is most encouraging and they would respond in our ceramah with shouts that Ini Kali Pasti Tukar (There will surely be change this time).
“The super corrupt BN is in for a shock if they think Sabah and Sarawak are still its fixed deposit states in national polls,” he added.
At the end of the meeting, the state PKR leaders also eagerly bought new PKR uniform and wore them for a Chinese New Year group greeting photo shoot.
Greeting scrolls were also specially worded to wish Malaysians a very happy and prosperous new year through reformation for justice, fair play and national unity.