Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak speaks to supporters during the United Malays National Organisation celebration in Bukit Jalil stadium. Razak suggested the country’s one million Indian Muslims could be granted Malay status. Photo: AFP

Outrage at Najib plan to give Indian Muslims the same status as Malays

The prime minster has suggested the nation’s one million Indian Muslims be afforded ‘sons of the soil’ status, triggering a backlash ahead of general elections

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Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak speaks to supporters during the United Malays National Organisation celebration in Bukit Jalil stadium. Razak suggested the country’s one million Indian Muslims could be granted Malay status. Photo: AFP
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