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The daughter also rises


Her own woman: Nurul Izzah’s step back from party positions could signal a step out of her father’s formidable shadow too.

Her own woman: Nurul Izzah’s step back from party positions could signal a step out of her father’s formidable shadow too.

WITH her shocking resignation as a PKR vice-president, Nurul Izzah Anwar is stepping out of the shadow of her larger-than- life father, Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.

“It is important for her political future that she steps away from the infighting and messiness. She has not been given her space to hold an independent reform position in the current context,” said Bridget Welsh, a political science lecturer and South-East Asia expert at John Cabot University in Rome.

   

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