MALACCA, Feb 12 2017 : The DAP has for the past two to three years, deviated from its original struggles, claimed Kesidang assemblyman Chin Choong Seong.
Chin, who quit the party today, said what attracted him to DAP was its struggle for a ‘Malaysian Malaysia’ but what he was seeing now was the complete opposite.
“What we are seeing now is that in order to win Malay support, DAP is following what MCA is doing. We must not try to, they try to accommodate the Malay community.
“I think this is a dangerous approach in order to win Malay support,” he told reporters, here, today.
Besides Chin, the other assemblymen who quit DAP are Lim Jak Wong (Bachang) and Goh Leong San (Duyong), as well as Kota Melaka member of Parliament, Sim Tong Him.
Sim, meanwhile, said that after due consideration and serious thought he had lost confidence and was greatly disappointed with the DAP leadership, especially their secretary-general Lim Guan Eng in handling internal and external party issues.
“I cannot accept and go along with the stand and so-called new political alignment the DAP has taken lately. DAP has moved away to a new direction and new political alignment and I cannot go along with that,” said Sim.
Lim said his decision to quit DAP was not made hastily and they made the decision together after careful and due consideration.
“I believe my decision will have people judging me and lead to various reactions. I will not blame them because they don’t understand what we are feeling.
“Last time when people criticised DAP, I would defend the image of DAP. But today I have made this decision without heartache,” he said. – Bernama