Pakatan to name Bukit Selambau candidate on March 28

ALOR SETAR, March 15 – Kedah Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Azizan Abdul Razak said the Pakatan Rakyat candidate for the Bukit Selambau by-election will only be known on March 28, one day before nomination.

He said the candidate would be announced by Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) adviser Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim as the state seat was allotted to the party.
PKR was said to be lining up an Indian candidate for the “hot” seat eyed by several independent candidates.
Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak yesterday announced that former Lunas state assemblyman Datuk S. Ganesan had been nominated as the Barisan Nasional (BN) candidate for the by-election on April 7.
Azizan described Ganesan, the Kedah MIC deputy chairman as a man with good reputation and hoped that the PKR candidate could match his personality, popularity and experience. – Bernama