MIC and MCA are finding it tough to justify their existence in Barisan Nasional – one of the main coalitions that make up the unity government.
Plans to appeal to non-Malay voters in the state elections via the entry of ex-MIC leaders in Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia has raised questions, whether Perikatan Nasional has what it takes to prove it is indeed a multiracial party.
Political analyst Datuk B. Anbumani said it will be an uphill battle for MIC in GE15 with votes among the Indian community set to be split. Political parties, including MIC, must offer something different to voters, especially the younger generation, who are keen on results- and people-oriented services.
The day begins with uncertainty for the MIC, seeking to push its race based politics with pretentious pace and adventure despite the MCA-MIC arena being as soggy as a bag of undercooked chips.