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SEREMBAN, 16 April (Bernama) -- Barisan Nasional (BN) Negeri Sembilan

menampilkan 21 muka baharu sebagai calon yang akan bertanding di lapan kerusi

Parlimen dan 36 Dewan Undangan Negeri (DUN) negeri ini bagi menghadapi Pilihan

Raya Umum (PRU) ke-13.

Pada majlis pengumuman senarai calon BN di sini hari ini, Pengerusi BN


Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan mengumumkan Naib Ketua Umno Bahagian Jelebu Zainuddin

Ismail sebagai calon bagi kerusi Parlimen Jelebu.

Pengumuman itu sekali gus mengesahkan Menteri Penerangan Komunikasi dan

Kebudayaan Datuk Seri Dr Rais Yatim tidak disenaraikan sebagai calon.

Bekas Menteri Besar dan Pengerusi Felda Tan Sri Mohd Isa Abdul Samad

dicalonkan semula untuk bertanding di kerusi Parlimen Jempol, sementara Ketua

Pemuda Umno Khairy Jamaluddin Abu Bakar akan mempertahankan kerusi Parlimen


Menteri Kerja Raya Datuk Seri Shaziman Abu Mansor dan Timbalan Menteri

Kemajuan Luar Bandar Datuk Hasan Malek kekal bertanding di kerusi masing-masing

iaitu di Parlimen Tampin dan Kuala Pilah.



Bagi kerusi Parlimen Teluk Kemang pula, Ketua Penerangan MIC Datuk V.S Mogan

diumumkan sebagai calon, sementara kerusi Parlimen Seremban dan Rasah akan

diwakili muka baharu Teo Eng Kian (Timbalan Setiausaha Organisasi MCA Negeri)

dan pengerusi MCA negeri Datuk Yeow Chai Thiam.

Bagi kerusi DUN pula, Mohamad yang juga Menteri Besar akan mempertahankan

DUN Rantau, sementara veteran Umno yang juga Ketua Umno Bahagian Seremban Datuk

Ishak Ismail dicalonkan bertanding di kerusi DUN Lenggeng.

Sementara penyandang kerusi Parlimen Jempol Datuk Lilah Yasin dicalonkan

bertanding di kerusi DUN Palong.

Terdahulu dalam ucapannya sebelum mengumumkan perkara itu, Mohamad berkata

senarai calon kali ini merupakan gandingan antara pemimpin lama dan baharu

mewakili setiap lapisan masyarakat yang diharap mampu menjulang BN pada PRU ini.

Katanya, nama-nama yang diumumkan telah disaring dan dinilai pucuk pimpinan

atasan dan mereka yang digugurkan atau tidak dicalonkan perlu menerima dengan

hati terbuka dan perlu bekerjasama sebagai satu pasukan bagi memastikan


"Janganlah merasa terkilan atau sebagainya sebaliknya kita mesti pastikan BN

menang pada PRU ini bukan hanya menang majoriti mudah tapi dengan majoriti dua

pertiga," katanya.



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