Protest held in Malaysia over holding general election during monsoon season

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KUALA LUMPUR - A group of people held a protest in downtown Kuala Lumpur on Saturday to opposeduring the monsoon season, amid widespread speculation that the polls would be held in November.

Muda president Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman, who was among the speakers during the rally, said everyone should remember the devastation caused by last year's floods. Malaysia's 15th general election is not due until mid-September 2023, but a faction within the biggest political party Umno is pushing Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob to call for polls before the end of 2022, to take advantage of a disunited opposition.


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