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Local council elections: Yay or nay?

Voters casting their ballots enthusiastically at Penang Forum 3's experimental local council poll in 2010

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Local Government Development Minister Nga Kor Ming said that restoring local council elections isn’t his immediate priority. It prompts the question on the value of them, and whether it should be done at all.

BFM talks to Tindak Malaysia director Danesh Prakash Chacko and Selangor state assembly member Michelle Ng to find out what they think.

Produced by: Natasha Fusil, Alia Zefri and Sharaad Kuttan
Presented by: Lee Chwi Lynn and Sharmilla Ganesan

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