Friday, July 4, 2008

New Venue For July 6 Petrol Price Hike Protest

The ‘one million people’ protest which was previously scheduled to be held at Padang Timur, Petaling Jaya has been moved to the Kelana Jaya Stadium.


mppj stadium venue protes petrol price hike new venue 040708According to PKR Youth Chief Shamsul Iskandar Mohd Akin, the decision to relocate was made during a party meeting held last night.

It is believed that the meeting was held at PKR de facto leader Anwar Ibrahim’s residence in Bukit Segambut .

The Kelana Jaya stadium has some 50,000 seats and its field can also accommodate the same amount of people.

When contacted, Anti-Inflation Coalition (Protes) secretary Dr Hatta Ramli also confirmed the relocation but declined to elaborate.

The protest is against the recent fuel price hike.