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UMNO Deputy President Asked To Apologise For Blaming The Party’s Electoral Defeat On ‘Big Kavadi’

today12 July 2022


source: NST

Bersatu’s associate member wing has called on UMNO deputy president Mohamad Hasan, also known as Tok Mat, to apologise for purportedly disrespecting Hindus.

In a statement, wing information chief S Gobi Krishnan claimed that Mohamad used the word kavadi (chariot) in an offensive manner during a brief interview with Asia Times journalist Nick Kochan.

During the talk, Mohamad used the term “big kavadi” to discuss UMNO’s defeat 14th general election (GE14), in a brief interview with Asia Times. Mohamad also incorrectly stated that the kavadi processions occurred during Deepavali, rather than Thaipusam.

source: The Star

“UMNO was beaten in the 2018 general election not because UMNO did not care for the people, but because we had a big kavadi – you know kavadi?

“They have this during Deepavali, they carry a lot of big kavadi. This massive baggage,” Mohamad explained to the Asia Times journalist, as…

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Written by: Lara Lee

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