Asked whether his warning would restrict freedom among the component parties, Abdullah retorted: “We have discipline in the party. Which party does not have discipline? It will be a problem if the party does not have discipline,” The Star newspaper said.
The controversy surrounds demolition of the Kampung Rimba Jaya Hindu temple near Shah Alam in Selangor state Nov 15 last year, a week before Deepavali.
Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC) President S. Samy Vellu said the demolition so close to the festival acted as the “atom bomb” during last month’s general elections, when disenchanted Tamil Hindus voted for the opposition.
Vellu, who himself lost his ninth bid to enter Parliament, blamed Selangor’s then Mentri Besar (Chief Minister) Mohamad Khir Toyo for not heeding his entreaties made in the presence of Badawi. click here: Thaindian.com, Thailand