Saturday, 26 July 2008
As we could see today the Bagan township situated in the heart of Butterworh has been widely abandoned by most federal government departments and agencies who had either shifted to Bukit Mertajam or Kepala Batas.Most of these agencies shifted without giving prior notice to the population and hence, most of us were left in the dark, searching for certain offices and agencies without first knowing its actual locations.
Ever since the federal government's withdrawal from the Bagan township, the area has been left out and had since turned into a quiet and most areas were unlively like it has been previously. So why are the feds abandoning the Bagan townfolks. Their reasons to centralise their federal administration offices and to reduce cost were in fact unreasonable and a way too simple to be accepted by most of us.
Is it because the Bagan parliamentary constituency has been long an opposition stronghold and knowing that the fact the Bagan townfolks wanted a check and balance to continue effectively, the population were punished by moving away most of the public administrations.