‘Allow us to elect our own village heads’


By BAVANI MGRACE CHEN

Villagers in Selangor and Kuala Lumpur, such as Kampung Baru (above), want to have the right to elect their own representatives to ensure their rights and benefits are looked into. - Filepic

IN VIEW of recent calls for local government elections by parties under the new Government, residents of new villages and traditional kampung also want to elect their local community leaders.

They believe that a society that elects its leader can expect them to be accountable and get more involved in community participation.

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