Politicians mistakenly believe that ordinary people are impressed with the big things – mega-projects and big-ticket announcements. But often it is the little things that matter.
Take, for instance, these four different episodes that show what ordinary people have to go through.
1) Lift breakdown at new Butterworth railway station
There is only one lift at the entrance to this station – and the alternative is walking up several flights of stairs.
What happens when one of the lifts is not working – as happened a couple of days ago?
Expectant mothers, senior citizens, some of whom walk with the help of a cane (see photo above), parents with children and tourists with lots of baggage have to walk gingerly up and down these steps. Full article on Aliran website