JERANTUT – Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak has described the organisers and participants of the illegal Bersih 4 rally as “shallow and poor” in their patriotism.
The Prime Minister said, despite having different political ideologies, they should mark the National Day by flying the jalur gemilang as an appreciation of the country’s freedom fighters, who freed the motherland from the clutches of colonialism.
“We want to celebrate, independence, there are some people who want to show their feelings at the historic place in Merdeka Square.
“Don’t they understand, are they that shallow and poor in their patriotism and love for their motherland. Don’t they understand the country was built on the blood and sweat of our freedom fighters.
“From the era of Mat Kilau, Tok Janggut and UMNO freedom fighters to our soldiers and police, who died as martyrs, because we want to ensure the independence of our country,” he said when officiating the Jerantut UMNO delegates’ meeting 2015 at Jerantut District Council Hall here today. – BERNAMA