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13th Malaysia General Election (GE13): UM Student to Challenge Najib for Pekan Seat

Mohamed Bukhairy Sofian
Mohamed Bukhairy Sofian / Pic Credit
The Star Online:
A 23-year-old Universiti Malaya student will challenge Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak for the Pekan parliamentary seat in the 13th general election.

Gerakan Mahasiswa PRU13 (GM13), a coalition of student groups, will field political science student Mohamed Bukhairy Sofian as an independent candidate.[...]

[T]he student manifesto outlines eight main points, including full autonomy for local universities, academic freedom, free education at the tertiary level, and that students are allowed to manage their own affairs.
Finally, we have our first undergraduate contesting in general election even though his chance of winning is so slim.