this day May 13 – the date which are synonymous in our history. On this date some 43 years ago, the bloody events that can not be forgotten by everyone, especially those who experience the bloody events.
More heart-wrenching, some of them have witnessed bloodshed gara phenomenon of racial strife, the loss of family and place of shelter due to the tragedy.
For the new generation, that date may not have an impact. They are not likely to feel the bitter sense of loss, pain let alone honor manipulated felt fear because life is on the horns.
If you scanned the bloody events, many effects can be seen either directly or when the long-term impact or positive impact, and lessons that can be taken from May 13, 1969.
direct effect, of course, chaos, fire, death, injury of those involved with the incident which saw a total of 196 deaths were recorded with 439 people injured, 39 people missing and 9.143 individuals were detained. The authorities also recorded a total of 211 vehicles were destroyed in the incident.
However, it has been claimed that statistic is not quite right because people who witnessed the incident said more people based on the number of rows of trucks heading mutilated corpses to various police stations around the capital. />
The incident also resulted in the declaration of emergency by the King made on the night of May 16. With the declaration, the Constitution suspended. The country was ruled directly by the Yang Di-King under military law.
Emergency make the capital city of Kuala Lumpur as the old left, sit and mourn over the loss of life seem so much at one time.
At the same time established the National Operations Council (NOC) chaired Tun Abdul Razak and comprising several senior leaders of the country. Even the country’s administration handled the military power-sharing revenue, police, public and politicians. Consequently, the Parliament also suspended.
During the period of emergency, the NOC perform various actions to find the causes and solutions so that such tragedies do not recur.
Among the actions taken was to form a Pillars of people to enhance understanding of the Constitution. Also done is the launch of the New Economic Policy (NEP) to restructure society and the identification of race with economic activity or employment, and eradicate extreme poverty and rural development.
After the formation of BN Party replacing nature of the alliance as a unity government. Almost all political parties contesting in 1969 to join the BN except DAP and PAS. />
May 13 Long-term effects is the more urbanized and rural poverty levels declined with the National Trust and Bank Bumiputra was introduced. Educational institutions like the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) and other opportunities designed to produce professionals and local scholars.
More importantly, the government also established a Ministry of National Unity is now called the National Unity and Integration Department (JPNIN) to overcome the racial unity in this country.
Thus, the peace we have achieved as a result of restoration of unity and the restructuring of the effects of events the black community needs to be defended rather than lightly or look at these so willing to engage in various events that could cause such chaos NET assemblies, recently.
Specialist who is also professor of history at the Faculty of Administrative Science and Policy Studies, Prof Datuk John Adam said he saw new generation of leaders and some political parties seem to forget the incident May 13, 1969, and seems not to want to learn from the tragedy.
John said, there is very rude people who act with sentiments that could cause chaos as has been mooted on May 13, 1969, and more brave enough to expose bad people nor the government without a sense not read.
“The Malays do I see how to lose power and courage, but the spirit of unity began to erode, but no the spirit to fight for the nation. Direction of the party’s struggles were fading. For example, if the first PAS allegedly conspired to turn the UMNO and the MCA and MIC, now the party’s move towards and cooperate with DAP.
“And, I, PAS who fought for Islam, recently coming out with the religion of Islam of the Constitution while ago struggle to uphold Islam and the Alliance Party accuses Islam as not doing well, “he said.
She also wants young people to learn of the events of May 13 so that not to be emotional in the struggle to leave identity as citizens of this country.
“Do they not see this free 55 within which the government had much to do including too compromised in many ways that is enshrined in the Constitution. Do not let a lot of things in the Constitution be ignored just because it would harm the general public.
“People now do not look at history to guide on with life but rather listen to people and receive a trial and denied the truth and love anti leave things as support activities by the unnatural sex lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT).
“As NET assembly recently, I saw the opposition parties to reject public education law with arbitrary and fancies of the police beating of law enforcement, the anarchic attitude of concern is considered a weakness that will be used for foreign powers invaded Malaysia, “he said.
immediate occurrence factor
/> opposition victory march in Kuala Lumpur
/> This event following the announcement of the decision options General Elections on May 10, 1969. Dr Tan Chee Khoon from treasury party won big in the Rock, WA. He requested police permission to march celebrating the victory party. The march will cause traffic congestion in and around Kuala Lumpur. The march to Campbell Road and Hale Road and proceed to new villages while in Kampung Baru, occupied more than 30,000 people which was a bastion of Umno Malays. Here lies the home of Selangor at the time, Datuk Harun Idris.
Malay reaction to the election victory parade
response /> UMNO hold parade on the morning of May 13, 1969 which resulted in the occurrence of this event. This is because the high emotions and lack of control of both parties. The march was not planned.
The Malays gathered at the home of Selangor at Jalan Raja Muda Abdul Aziz in Kampung Baru, Kuala Lumpur. Harun as Minister of Selangor state when it tried to appease.