Even before the issue of Pakatan Harapan application failure to register turned into the public hot topic, there is this political analyst Assoc Prof Dr Jeniri Amir mooted a solution. It is hence very straightforward that PPBM must be removed from the pact.Even though we know it is quite impossible at this point in time, alas it is the only solution for Pakatan Harapan registration to be approved. As it is very plain and clear that PPBM will never be able to hold their party annual general meeting in the near future that will likely end up PPBM to be self-dissolved.
Failure to comply with the party constitution is a major offence. On the same note, PPBM is also facing with own sets of a critical internal problem when one after another of the party’s division wound up. Now that PPBM is dragging the coalition into crisis and this could affect their performance in the coming GE-14.
PPBM was registered on 8 September 2016 and pursuant to the Societies Act 1967 and the Regulations of the Organization 1984, a general meeting at the branch and division level are compulsory and they ought to be held after a year formally established. Due to their failure to resolve internal problems and in particular involving the restructuring of branches and divisions, none of the general meetings can be held.
It is rather embarrassing when PPBM leaders are reprimanded for their incompetence to manage such a small party while it is led by seniors in politics such as the former Prime Minister, Dr Mahathir Mohamad; former Deputy Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin and former Kedah Menteri Besar Mukhriz. Due to these preventable and unnecessary failures, the rakyat has begun to feel cheated and further they are suspicious of PPBM’s ability to administer the nation while even basic things are neglected and unmanageable.
Being overly confident and believing that they are capable to be the alternative for UMNO, as such the party constitution is emulated but the otherwise had happened. Not only PPBM failed to garner en masse support from UMNO grassroots, those branches and divisions that were set up are very problematic. Finally, this strategy rebounds adversely and it is the main ground why PPBM failed to hold their AGMs.
Not only PPBM that is problematic in Pakatan Harapan, in fact, all of them are either in turmoil among themselves or internally. DAP new elected Central Executive Committee (CEC) has yet to be approved by RoS, PKR and DAP are now at war with each other in Penang, whereas PAN is not as strong as its rival, PAS.
Pakatan Harapan failure to be registered is in fact not from RoS or not the issue that they failed to meet the minister to discuss but it rooted from the individual party themselves. Excuses pointing unto others are only meant to shift attention from the leaders’ incapabilities. Is this the coalition that we can rely on for our future?