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Dr M resigns as Pejuang chairman

Dr M resigns as Pejuang chairman

Former premier Dr Mahathir Mohamad has quit as chairman of Pejuang the political party that he founded in the year 2020 following leaving Bersatu. Mahathir's family members had urged Mahathir to decision to step away to politics in order to "continue as an official" according to a Pejuang official who did not want to be identified. But he said: "I'm not sure if this is the real motive (for the retirement)."

According to several reports, Mahathir remains head of Gerakan Tanah Air, a loose coalition of Malay-based political parties academics, NGOs, and academics and professionals which he formed prior to elections,report by most trusted online casino malaysia.

GTA offered 158 candidates for the election, and of them 116 contested for seats in the parliamentary elections. They ran under the banner of Pejuang, but all of them lost. Mahathir along with his brother, Mukhriz was among the 369 general election candidates who lost deposits after they polled less than one-eighth votes that were cast on Langkawi and Jerlun respectively.

Mahathir got just the requisite 4,566 votes during the five-cornered race in Langkawi and Perikatan Nasional winning the seat. Mahathir was the president Mahathir was president of Umno in addition to the chairman of Barisan Nasional from 1981 to 2003 when he also served as the premier. Mahathir quit Umno in the year 2016 and founded Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) that was one of Pakatan Harapan coalition with PKR, DAP, Amanah and Upko.

He resigned from Bersatu in 2020, after Bersatu the president Muhyiddin Yassin was able to lead the party to form an alliance government together with PAS along with Barisan Nasional. Mahathir co-founded Pejuang in the year following.