We have waited for that spark that would start Pakatan Rakyat’s final and irresistible push towards Putrajaya right from the day that Najib bubarkan Parliament.
It came today just after Friday prayers at the Masjid Besi in Putrajaya.
Today I watched truly amazing scenes as Tok Guru Nik Aziz (TGNA) made his way out of the Masjib after performing his Friday prayers at that mosque. What I saw must have brought a chill to UMNO, to Tengku Adnan – BN’s candidate for Putrajaya – and to Barisan Nasional.The last time I can recall seeing these kind of adulation and reverence was for our Badminton Team when they won the Thomas Cup from Indonesia way back in 1992 – over 20 years ago! Then the whole country rejoiced.
Today it was Tok Guru Nik Aziz in Putrajaya after Friday Prayers. He gave the people around him a reason to rejoice simply because he had joined them for Friday Prayers.
Is this a precursor of what is to come during this 13th general election? Are these the last days for Barisan Nasional in Putrajaya because change that the people want has finally come to Putrajaya in the presence of TGNA amongst them? Maybe yes maybe no but the tsunami was surely started today at the Masjid in Putrajaya by TGNA!
What we saw was a spontaneous outpouring of joy by the people of Putrajaya and that ‘feel good’ oomph of having such a respected, decent and holy man in their midst. The privilege of sharing a mosque with TGNA to say their Friday prayers is more than any of them had expected as they made their way to the Putrajaya mosque for Friday prayers on that day. As word of Tok Guru’s presence rippled through the Friday crowd the air of excitement grew thick with keshukuran that they have TGNA with them...…and it all exploded in joy after prayers when they could give vent and express their thanks and happiness at TGNA's presence.
And the man at the center of all this…TGNA…what of him?
Unruffled, unfazed and totally at ease with what was going on around him. Totally unaware that he was the cause of it all. He does not know he is Pakatan Rakyat’s Superstar! He does not know what he means to all of us who are starved of having a hero in politics and yet out of it. A politician who is not a politician.
Ya Allah we give thanks for putting TGNA amongst us for surely he will guide us all to the Malaysia we need and the Malaysia that we want.
I know that DSAI, Lim Kit Siang and Karpal and Hadi will take their cue from what happened in Putrajaya today and they will know that the tide has truly turned to their advantage as of today. Be afraid UMNO be very afraid!