Batu Kawan MP P. Kasthuriraani: Carrying On The Patto Political Patter

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Batu Kawan MP P. Kasthuriraani: Carrying On The Patto Political Patter

Two-term MP Kasthuriraani – daughter of the late DAP stalwart P. Patto – has big shoes to fill representing the people of Batu Kawan who look to her to carry on his legacy.

“I have big shoes to fill. People’s perception and expectations toward me are very high,” admits Kasthuriraani Patto, Batu Kawan Member of Parliament. She retained the seat in the 14th General Elections with a 33,553 vote majority. As a second-generation politician, and daughter to the late DAP stalwart P. Patto, she is often asked, “Can you speak like him?” She humbly replies, “Can anyone speak like P. Patto?”. P. Patto, who was Deputy Secretary-General of DAP, was known for his fiery...

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