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GE13: Dr Mahathir and Nik Aziz speak to capacity crowds on campaign trail in Putrajaya


Full houses: Dr Mahathir speaking at a packed ceramah in Putrajaya. Full houses: Dr Mahathir speaking at a packed ceramah in Putrajaya.

PUTRAJAYA: Two political giants visited the nation's administrative capital over the weekend to whip up support for their respective parties.

Thousands thronged the ceramah of former Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamed and PAS spiritual adviser Datuk Nik Abdul Aziz Nik Mat.

Dr Mahathir spoke to a capacity crowd in support of Putrajaya incumbent from Barisan Nasional, Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor on Saturday night.

He said PAS should fix the problems faced by the people of Kelantan before trying to take over the Government.

“They are telling the people to tukar (change), but they should tukar themselves first,” he said, pointing out that opposition leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim created Pakatan because he wanted to be Prime Minister but now the PAS president also wants to helm the country.

Nik Aziz also addressing a capacity crowd at a PAS gathering at the federal administrative capital. Nik Aziz also addressing a capacity crowd at a PAS gathering at the federal administrative capital.

The Kelantan Mentri Besar drew capacity crowds as he canvassed support for Datuk Husam Musa.

He was mobbed during Friday prayers at the Tuanku Mizan Zainal Abidin mosque and thousands gathered to listen to him.

“Come May 5, we will vote to form the government, one that is based on Islam,” he said.

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