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‘Go to India’, Umno woman tells Bawani

 | January 16, 2013

Norhayati Saiddin claims that Indians are demanding too much even though they did not know the existence of toilets while living in the estates.

PETALING JAYA: The critical comments of a Wanita Umno member regarding law student KS Bawani is causing a stir.

In her Facebook posting, Norhayati Saiddin wrote: “Deii Bawani.. kalau mau pendidikan percuma tanggechi pergi ler belajar sana India… you mother land.. sana tanggechi boleh dapat pree… ammakk!!” (Bawani… if you want free education, go and study in India, your motherland. There you can get free…)

“Untung lorrr… dulu India banyak duduk estet… itu jamban pun lu orang tarak tau… sekarang India org banyak mahu sebab itu BN ada perintah ini negeri.” (It’s a privilege.. before Indians mostly lived in estates. They didn’t even know toilets. Now Indians have a lot of demands that is why BN rules this country.)

Norhayati’s Facebook also had a photograph of her posing with three other Wanita Umno members at a function.

Some people who found her comments offensive took a screen capture of the statement and Facebook and tagged her to the photo.

One Facebook user Tajol Ariffin Omar questioned the need for Indians to vote for Umno candidates following such offensive comments.

“It is Umno members’ mentality. Indian voters do you still want to vote for Umno?” Tajol wrote and posted a photo which read: “Umno then, now and forever racist”

The photo was also shared in various Facebook group pages such as “1,000,000 Chinese don’t want MCA to represent the Chinese.”

Bawani had become an overnight sensation went a video of her being reprimanded by a pro-government NGO leader went viral on the Internet.


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