Occupy Dataran 1Malaysia 2012
 The Royal Party, was a week-long (11-21 April) nationwide celebration in conjunction of the installation of the 14th Yang di-Pertuan Agong of Malaysia. The theme, “Raja dan Rakyat Berpisah Tiada” (The Ruler and His Subjects Are Always Together) - which highlighted alongside it the ‘1Malaysia Community’, a programme launched by Malaysian 6th Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak on 16 September 2010 with the intention to promote ethnic harmony, national unity, and efficient governance in the country.
 And this is where the irony lies bare for all to see. One was of spectacle, colors and excessive attention - while another was with an air of stereotype, curiosity and purpose. Both happening simultaneously at Dataran Merdeka on the night of 21st April 2012 - just a few meters away from each another.
 Like myself, little do people there that night knew that history would made 6 years later, when the government that has been ruling for the past 6 decades would to be toppled through voting power of citizens of Malaysia, near and far.
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