CRISIS: Resolve internal conflict fast ahead of the general election, says MP
PARTY Keadilan Rakyat's (PKR) top leaders should settle their differences ahead of the general election, Kapar member of parliament S. Manikavasagam said yesterday.
"We often chant about wanting to capture Putrajaya but if we keep having problems like this, how will the people support the party's struggle?" he said yesterday.
Manikavasagam said this when asked to comment on rumours about internal strife and conflict involving involving Selangor Menteri Besar Tan Sri Abdul Khalid Ibrahim's political secretary Faekah Husin being pressured to resign.
When asked about rumours from within the party of attempts to unseat Khalid by not nominating him in the next general election Manikavasagam, who admitted being in PKR deputy president Mohamed Azmin Ali Azmin's camp, denied such rumours.
He also declined to comment on the recent resignation of PKR's strategy director, Mohd Rafizi Ramli, as chief executive officer of the Selangor Economic Adviser's Office.
On Friday, Manikavasagam was reported as saying there were a number of businessmen having a say on who in the party gets to contest in the coming general election.