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The 14cm Tunku Abdul Rahman figurine at MinNature Malaysia keeps the Merdeka spirit alive this National Day. Photo: Wan Cheng Huat

The legendary figure of Tunku Abdul Rahman proclaiming “Merdeka” is standing proudly on a podium, forever crystalised in an iconic pose.

Just a stone’s throw away, Dataran Merdeka is seemingly busy with National Day activities, complete with a gigantic Jalur Gemilang blanketing the freshly cut field, parade floats and a projection mapping light show.

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