Bipartisan support sought for constitutional amendment over citizenship issue


KUALA LUMPUR: MPs from both sides of the political divide have been urged to back an amendment to the Federal Constitution which currently only allows citizenship to be granted to children born overseas with Malaysian fathers.

Ramkarpal Singh (PH-Bukit Gelugor) was referring to Article 14(1)(b) and the word "father" in Part II, Section 1(b) of the Second Schedule of the Federal Constitution.

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