In 2009, UMNO (BN) will take on PAS in the Manek Urai by-election on 14th July 2009.
Candidates from theses two political parties filed their papers when nominations closed at 10:00 on Monday, 6th July 2009.
They were Mohd Fauzi Abdullah, , who is the PAS treasurer for Kuala Krai and Tuan Aziz Tuan Mat,  the Kuala Krai UMNO Youth chief (using a BN ticket), who will be going head to head against each other.
Meanwhile: Gifts to the children of the Manek Urai constituents in the form of 'aid assistance'!
Coincidence or Covertly Co-opting into Compliance?
You need to decide yourselves folks!
“The Education Ministry (i.e. the taxpayer) is providing free school uniforms and school bags to 6,142 primary, secondary and religious school students in the Manek Urai constituency.
The Kelantan State UMNO liaison chief Mustapa Mohamed said he had been informed of the 'aid allocation' for the students by Deputy Prime Minister and Education Minister Muhyiddin Yassin (and the MP for Pagoh, Johor, UMNO) some days ago.
“This gesture by the ministry is to lighten the burden of the people here,” he reportedly told a news conference at the Manek Urai BN operations centre on 5th July 2009.
'Aid allocation' my arse; pigs may fly!
'Bribery' is perhaps a more apt term, don't you think ?
The PM when in Sibu, Sarawak, urged Malaysians to judge the Barisan Nasional government based on its actions.
That is exactly what the people and this blogger are doing lah!
"It is awful hard to get people interested in corruption unless they can get some of it."
"Three groups spend other people's money: children, thieves, politicians. All three need supervision."
"In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way."
Franklin D. Roosevelt