There are five demands in the list to help Malaysians survive throughout Covid-19.
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Apparently fed up with how things are going in the country, netizens have banded together behind the hashtag #KitaMintaLima, urging the Yang di-Pertuan Agong to better manage the Covid-19 pandemic or change the present government.
A picture with the list of demands started to float about on social media, mainly Twitter, with netizens wanting:
- Targeted and effective control orders
- Full support to frontliners by channelling resources to fight Covid-19
- Automatic bank moratorium and cash assistance to Malaysians throughout the MCO
- Fair and equal enforcement of MKN SOPs
- Devices and internet data to all students immediately
People are rallying behind it
The hashtag gained quite the traction among Malaysians with 35.7k tweets as of the time of writing.
Many of the more well known users have jumped in to join the cause, including Lim Kit Siang’s Political Secretary Syahredzan Johan.
Even Bulu Bulu Kehidupan, a Twitter account dedicated to tweeting cat photos and videos have voiced their support on the movement.
Who started it?
According to reports from MalaysiaKini, the hashtag was started by Twitter user Muhamad Alias.
The tweet was made after he was reading through the comments on Istana Negara’s Facebook page but to his surprise, the hashtag is now viral and gained traction among many Malaysians online.
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