BN Flags Were Spotted In A Chinese Cemetery In Melaka

Netizens are calling the move disrespectful to the deceased.

Cover image via JB 爆料网/Facebook

Yesterday, 9 April, photos of Barisan Nasional (BN) flags being put in a Chinese cemetery in Melaka were circulated on Facebook

In the post, the author stressed that the cemetery is a place for people to remember and respect their ancestors and family members. However, the party flags were put up in between tombs of the cemetery.

"It's not a place for you to put your party flags in," the author wrote.

The cemetery is located in Rembia, a town in Melaka.

The photos attracted criticism from netizens for lack of respect for the deceased

Some netizens wrote that putting up party flags in the cemetery is "disrespectful" to the dead.

Image via Facebook
Image via Facebook

Another netizen questioned BN, allegedly the one that put up the flags, if it thinks that this move will let the deceased rest in peace.

"What kind of mentality is this?" the netizen asked.

Image via Facebook

Other netizens mocked BN for trying to get the deceased to vote in the 14th general election (GE14)

Image via Facebook

Another netizen questioned if BN really needed the votes from the deceased.

Image via Facebook

This incident contradicts the royal order in Perlis to not put up party flags or posters at the compound of mosques, surau, cemeteries, and religious schools

Malay Mail Online reported the Raja Muda of Perlis Tuanku Syed Faizuddin Putra Jamalullail as saying that all parties should show their political maturity, and be moderate in their efforts to secure victory in GE14.

You can refer to the full Facebook post about the flags found in the cemetery here:

Last weekend, a man was caught on video throwing BN flags in TTDI:

Previously, Sepang Municipal Council urged political parties to not put up campaign materials such as party flags before the Parliament is dissolved:

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