General : Don't prevent others from moving up the ladder, Mahdzir reminds UMNO members
KUDAT, Oct 18 -- UMNO members have been reminded not to be ‘ketam dalam bakul’ (those who prevent others from moving up the ladder) while championing the party’s struggles, UMNO vice-president Datuk Seri Mahdzir Khalid said.
Citing the Malay idiom which implies that crabs in a basket will pull down the ones climbing out, Mahdzir said such situations should never happen in UMNO if the party wants to remain relevant.
“Do not be like crabs in a basket, when one is climbing up, the rest will drag it down, and eventually not a single one gets out. Don’t let this happen in UMNO, so let us be in solidarity to continue the party’s agenda and struggles.
“From Perlis to Sabah, UMNO is a party structured at every level. We must continue to strengthen the party to prepare for the 15th General Election (GE15).
“UMNO’s strength is