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Malaysia for Malays!

world, are far more easily moved to plead special interests than to debate policies. The determined opposition, which came as much from Congress benches as from the Opposition, to the new levies on agriculture refused to be mollified by the dropping of the duty on pump-sets. So persistent was the farm lobby that it finally did succeed in extracting from the Prime Minister a promise that the tax on fertilisers would be reconsidered after Government has examined alternative proposals for raising the revenue that would be lost if the tax was withdrawn, By contrast the Prime Minister had an easy time with the debates on the Draft Plan. Bhupesh Gupta's 103 that is the figure, no less

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