200 members of Bersatu's Kubang Pasu division quit party

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JITRA (Aug 14): About 200 members of Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia's (Bersatu) Kubang Pasu division quit the party today. 

The exit en masse was led by the division's pro tem treasurer Tengku Anwar Tengku Daud who was joined by its Srikandi (women's wing) No. 2 Zakiah Yaakob and Armada (youth wing) information chief Mohd Saffiq Rodhi.

Speaking at a press conference to announce their move, Tengku Anwar said that 25 of the 35 division heads of the division had also quit Bersatu.

He added that they plan to join the new party formed by former Bersatu chairman and former prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, which is called Parti Pejuang Tanah Air or in short Pejuang.