Tun Abdul Razak Hussein:Survival Politik Melayu 1963–1976
Tun Abdul Razak Hussein:Malay Political Survival, 1963–1976
Malaysian political scene after the tragedy of May 13, 1969 saw the Malay political survival more problematic and critical. The seeds of communal hatred dates back to before independence and the formation of political parties in Malaya formed the basis of race. Malay political openness becomes clear when the Malay political leadership readiness to accept the non-Malays in politics and demanding their rights in Malaya. But this openness is increasingly alarming when many non-Malay claim that was disputed provisions of the special rights of the Malays and the reasonableness of Malay as the national language in Malaysia. This phenomenon makes the seeds of discontent began to spread. After the formation of Malaysia, situations are becoming critical because of the volume of political parties trying to win the non-Malays and win their hearts. The emergence of Tun Abdul Razak Hussein as a replacement Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra Al-Haj, managed to become the savior of Malay politics. Therefore, this paper tries to expose the role and strategies by him to safeguard Malay political power in Malaysia.