Penangites showed the way with chants of “Ubah!” reverberating in the streets as the election campaign in here reached a climax. A huge crowd thronged the Esplanade and spilled onto the streets lending a festive air that was more exuberant than a samba parade.
As an indicator of the turnout, if the 80000-strong crowd at Han Chiang on Monday contributed RM240000 into the kitty, this time the money collected from some 100000 people almost touched RM600000. Many were seen putting RM5 and RM10 notes in the collection boxes.
Blog reader SL Wong sent us this photo of people crossing over to Penang Island via ferry to catch the ceramah:
So what do you make of that? Yes folks, we are on the threshold of an unprecedented change in political power in Putrajaya, reflecting many people’s fervent desire for “Ubah!” (change).