Hindraf wants to know the opposition bloc's plans for the Indian poor in the first 100 days should it form the next government.
KUALA LUMPUR: Pakatan Rakyat must explain its plans for the poor Indians if the opposition bloc forms the next federal government, said Hindraf.
“What do you have in store for the Indian underclass in the first 100 days should you take over Putrajaya? We want to know this before the general election to enable the people to decide on their political direction,” said the movement’s de facto leader P Uthayakumar.
Currently, he said, there was a lack of plans for Indians in the Pakatan-administered states of Kedah, Penang, Kelantan and Selangor.
In view of this, Hindraf invited Opposition Leader Anwar Ibrahim, DAP adviser Lim Kit Siang and PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang for a gathering in Klang on April 22 to outline their plans.
Uthayakumar said that Hindraf and Pakatan had several things in common.
“We are for a two-party system and a change of government,” he said, adding that the movement was also opposed to “Umno’s racism” and the segregation in the public and private sectors.
“No way are we supporting the Barisan Nasional-Umno regime,” stressed the former Internal Security Act detainee.