…DON’T BLAME THE CREATION OF PERKASA AS IT WAS A REACTION TO THE OUTRAGEOUS ACTIONS OF THE NON-MELAYU ACTIVISTS, REVISIONISTS, PSEUDO-POLITICIANS AND PSEUDO-ACADEMICS.
By Mansor Puteh
LONG LIVE HINDRAF!?
HINDRAF HAS DONE WONDERS TO THE MELAYU. AND THE MORE THE OTHERS SQUEAL, THE MORE PERKASA AND THE MELAYU WILL REACT. DON’T EXPECT THE MELAYU TO GIVE WAY TOO MUCH AND TOO LONG.
This is not reverse psychology – it is an undeniable fact for without it, there would not have been a Perkasa!
So Perkasa and the Melayu have to ‘thank’ Hindraf for its creation and for emancipating the Melayu many of whom have become too laid-back and docile for too long now.
And while Hindraf is basically an imaginary grouping whose activities now are limited and confined to their own small and imaginary spaces, Perkasa is a reality which can organize forums, seminars and make demands on their own too, however outrageous.
Those who had created it had given the Melayu a huge boost to rediscover themselves because many Melayu have forgotten how charitable they had been by accommodating to the interests of the others even to the detriment of their own well-being.
Yes, the Melayu need Hindraf and all their protestations, to get the Melayu all fired up.
And don’t blame the Melayu activists if Perkasa had to be created; it was a natural reaction to the outrageous charges of the others that it had to be so for without which there would not have been a Perkasa.
And expect whatever protestations made by Hindraf and the other communal rightist groups, Perkasa will be strengthened further; for they get their thrill seeing how the others squeal.
So how could they blame Perkasa for it was due to unusual and outrageous repositioning of the non-Melayu exertions and demands as more and more Melayu are encircling them from all sides?
And it is ironic how Hindraf is basically a dormant non-starter grouping, while Perkasa is gaining strength with every protestation from the other side.
Some of their leaders have already become non-entities in Malaysia, while those who are still in the country do not know what else they are able to do next.
They have one of their own kind in parliament. But he does not seem to be of any use to their cause, since their cause isn’t an official one.
So far the views of the non-Melayu communal activists are merely a representation of the views of pseudo-historians and pseudo-economic experts who have not done a good job at it.
If they want to know which race in Malaysia which are suffering a lot more, they will have to admit that they are the Melayu whose land has been taken away for the development of the other races.
And no non-Melayu asked why Perkasa had to be formed and many like-minded Melayu and Muslims had to gather together to form an unofficial alliance with Mahathir Mohammed lending his support.
They feel threatened with the formation of Perkasa. They had expected for the Melayu to keep quiet and let them do all the barking and shouting like they are suffering
Maybe the Melayu ought to thank Hindraf and the other non-Melayu for the formation of Perkasa, for without them, the Melayu would not have thought of coming up with something like that.
There was no Perkasa before. But now there is just as there was no Hindraf before, but now there is.
Worse, there are also a small group of loud and noisy individuals from the non-Melayu group who are already starting to be ridiculous.
Unfortunately and ironically, all these are happening while the population of the non-Melayu in Malaysia is diminishing, when their voice should be less loud.
Don’t they think that their action should be responded by a similar reaction from the Melayu whom they have all charged for a host of things?
They were so tied up with their own thoughts that they failed to realize that Perkasa was formed as a natural reaction to what the others had been doing all this while now.
Surely, they are not so stupid to realize that the Melayu too can close their ranks and act to protect their own interests.
When some Hindus in Malaysia started to group with each other to form Hindraf, they were said to be champions of their race. So that’s okay. And they were applauded for their brash and bravery with the media giving them full attention.
Have the Hindus in Malaysia finally arrived? Or are they angry with their lot for being held back in the development of the country. Whereas some of the blame should be put on their own shoulders.
Many of the other non-Tamil Hindus are not with them, and they are better off compared to them because they did not get the benefit of the vernacular Tamil education since they are not Tamil.
So few non-Tamil Indians bother to speak or learn this language which is alien to them. There are probably more Melayu who are able to speak Tamil than the others in the Indian group.
Unfortunately, when the Melayu started to react and form Perkasa, they were said to be ultra. And that’s not okay.
Why is Perkasa not okay when they are only trying to uphold the constitution and the articles 152 and 153?
Melayu are not supposed to react; they are supposed to suffer in silence when the minority groups start to over-react by demanding anything under the sun like they are the ones who are suffering and at the hands of the Melayu.
The truth it is the Melayu who are suffering and at the hands of the non-Melayu.
Perkasa was formed by some well-meaning Melayu as a direct reaction to the formation of Hindaf and other chauvinistic groups of minorities who are going about their business in various forms, mostly through the media and also the arts.
They had staged plays, produced videos and musicals and also artworks and gone to the streets. Yet, they are supposed to be appreciated for their bravery for exerting themselves so brazenly.
Whereas the Melayu are supposed to give in to all their demands. The Melayu are charged for having taken from them everything and sidelining them in the economic development of the country.
They charged the Melayu for being uneven-handed. They failed to admit that the more the Melayu are pushed to the corner, the more they will react. And the formation of Perkasa is just one of the mysterious creation of their acts.
The others being the closing in of the ranks of the Melayu.
I have never found the Melayu to be more united than they were before. They are not united for nationalistic reasons but by religion and race, as this is what the others had wanted to see, because they others have started to do the same long ago thinking only of themselves and their so-called independent vernacular schools and ganging up to create a society within the mainstream society and an economy within the national economy.
And thanks to them the Melayu are starting to feel that they can do wonders if they are united.
And also thanks to the Chinese and Indian (read Tamil) ultras, Chinese business is suffering; more and more Chinese businesses have gone bust.
The reason being, more and more Melayu are not trying to avoid patronizing their commercial establishments and so we are now able to see how many of their shops closed.
The situation is not going to be better for the Chinese, the more the Chinese ultras continue to exert themselves so that in no time, many Chinese businessmen operating their small stores will go bankrupt.
Even now, they are suffering. And this is happening because of the ultras amongst them who.