When Samy Vellu organises a gathering of 15,000 Indians aimed at explaining struggles, achievements and challenges confronting the community, it's called nation building and staying united in a multiracial and multireligious country.
When Hindraf organises a gathering of 30,000 Indians plus Uncle Zorro, EWoon and NatTan, the cops first charges them with sedition, then just with a stroke of the PM's pen, puts them away under ISA.
Are you disgusted? Lulu is. Terribly, terribly disgusted.
Lulu just hopes that MIC pays the 15,000 attending very well, provide them transport and hotel stay cos from what Lulu heard, Batu Caves is not available for overnight stay.
Update 5:57pm from the Star
“It is also to send a loud and clear message to the opposition that the Indian community will always stand solidly behind Barisan Nasional,” he said in a statement.
Lulu's not sure about the Indian community standing solidly behind BN. Based on the Hindraf forums which Lulu attended, Lulu's not even sure if MIC members are standing solidly behind BN either as there were some MIC members who took the mike and spoke up against Samy Vellu and the BN, pleading with us never to vote BN again.