Significance of 10 August

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10 August 1947 was when the Putera-AMCJA constitutional proposals (based on 10 principles) were adopted by the constituent members of the two coalitions (Pusat Tenaga Rakyat and All Malaya Council for Joint Action). The People’s Constitutional Proposals were later put forward to the public on 21 September 1947.

Photograph: Pusat Sejarah Rakyat
Photograph: Pusat Sejarah Rakyat
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Don Anamalai
Don Anamalai
25 Aug 2014 2.40pm

13 Mei : Rekonstruksi Sejarah & Pembinaan Malaysia Pasca Rasisme

Ken
Ken
13 Aug 2014 2.42pm

Our history books have become more Islamic and it is politically driven. Malaysia seems to be actively filtering out any trace of Hindu-Buddhist influence from it’s history. At the Bujang Valley museum in Kedah, which is the site of Indian-Hindu habitation, many of the Indian-Hindu artefacts have been phased out while Islamic artefacts and exhibits have taken their place. It is well-documented history that the Malays existed as mostly Hindus before the arrival of Islam to the Malay archipelago. Many customs, practices, dress code and the language all point to the Malays having been richly influenced by the Indian/Hindu culture.… Read more »

Don Anamalai
Don Anamalai
15 Aug 2014 11.19am
Reply to  Ken

Lembah Bujang at Gurun could have been a top-drawn tourist attraction in the scale of Angkor Wat or Borobudur to bring in tourist dollars for Kedah residents if the local authority could appreciate the true history of the region without being clouded by the religious factor.

Andes
Andes
11 Aug 2014 12.45pm

Just a note. On August 11, 1786. Captain Francis Light founded the British colony of Penang.

loo seng tak
loo seng tak
11 Aug 2014 12.05pm

Anil
This is not covered in the syllabus of our SPM Sejarah.

kelty
kelty
11 Aug 2014 6.22pm
Reply to  Anil Netto