This 223 hectacre project by the Agriculture and Agro based Industries Ministry is excluded to the Indians. It has succeeded in bringing the malay muslim poverty rate to 2.9%. But the Indian poor and hardcord poor form about 70% of the minority Indian population in Malaysia.
The rally's estimated to be 100 000 people gathered outside the Petronas Twin Towers at midnight, early Sunday morning.At least 240 people were detained, but half of them were later released. One day before the rally, police arrested three HINDRAF lawyers, P. Uthayakumar, P. Waytha Moorthy and V. Ganabatirau for sedition charges. Uthayakumar and Ganabatirau posted bail of 800 Malaysian ringgits each, but Waytha Moorthy refused bail as a sign of protest.