I have the chance to read some comments and blog-posts on Hindraf’s rally tomorrow.
While I have a lot of reservations with Uthayakumar’s character and his way of championing his struggle with the opposition, I will participate in the rally this Sunday, not because of Hindraf, not even because of Uthayakumar, but because of equality and Malaysian-ness, that we cannot afford to witness inequality, injustices and discrimination continue to happen in front of our own bare eyes.
Some has disregards on this rally, saying that it is a communal rally for the Indians and the Hindus, especially the under-priviledged.
And because of this, they will not participate in the rally. Some are saying that race-based rally or activity is not what they stand up for.
I am using the same reason to explain why I will be present, that it is the responsibility of all peace-loving Malaysians who uphold justice and democracy to correct whatever wrongs in this country, including inequality in wealth distribution, which has resulted the Indian as an under-class in Malaysia.
The Indians in Malaysia are in despair, anxiousness and desperate.
When there’s a need, why selfish to lend a hand?
I would like to share a youtube with you, “We are the world”.
There comes a time when we heed a
When the world must come together as one
There are people
And it's time to lend a hand to life
The greatest gift of all
We can't go on pretending day by day
That someone, somewhere will soon
make a change
We are all a part of
God's great big family
truth, you know, love is all we need
We are the world, we are the children
the ones who make a brighter day so let's start giving