08 Apr '11, 3pm

WP's Low may not contest a GRC

WP's Low may not contest a GRC

OPPOSITION leader Low Thia Khiang has dropped the strongest hint yet that he will remain in Hougang instead of contesting a GRC in the coming polls. He said in an interview published on Friday in Shin Min Daily News that a victory is not guaranteed even if he was helming the team in the GRC battle. Asked if he would personally lead a team to increase the party's chances of winning a GRC, the Workers' Party chief said: 'Do you think that's guaranteed even if I go to a GRC? Does it mean voters will definitely vote for me? It may not be the case, right?' In contrast, the opposition veteran and long-time MP of Hougang has built 'chemistry' with voters there, he said. His comments on Friday mean he may be backing down from remarks he made last month that he is considering a move to a GRC. He has also previously said it is crucial for the opposition to win a GRC this election if...

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