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Introduction March 24, 1968 Parti Gerakan Rakyat Malaysia was founded in 1968. Since then, we have been growing from strength to strength despite external constraints and internal problems.

Through sincere leadership, pragmatic strategies and non-communal approaches, we have been successful in obtaining mass support to strive for an egalitarian united Malaysia characterized by racial harmony, social justice, economic equality, political democracy and cultural liberalism.
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The Early Years 1968-1972 Parti Gerakan Rakyat Malaysia was formed on 24th March 1968. The six founders of the party were Professor Syed Hussain Alatas of the University of Singapore, Dr. David Tan Chee Khoon, Member of Parliament for Batu, Selangor and former leader of the Labour Party, Dr. J.B.A. Peter, President of the Malaysian Medical Association, Dr. Lim Chong Eu, Member of Parliament for Tanjong, Penang and former President of the United Democratic Party... Continue Reading Consolidation & Growth 1973-1979 After the internal schism had finally come to an end, the party was left with only about 15 active branches in the country with its headquarters in Penang. Party stalwarts under Dr. Lim Chong Eu soon began a strenuous exercise to put the wrecked organization into shape, and at the same time energize the rank and file to face greater challenges in future. They also set themselves the formidable task... Continue Reading Unity & Challenges 1980-1989 The correctness of the party’s non-communal stand was strikingly reflected in its horizontal and vertical concepts of expansion towards political influence and political power in the 1970’s. When 1980 set in, the party, besides being the premier component in the Barisan Nasional Government in Penang, was wielding more and more influence at the national level. It enjoyed the confidence of the Barisan Nasional... Continue Reading Tribulation & Triumph 21st October 1990 In the 1990 and 1993 Party elections, the party underwent relatively calm annual Delegates Conferences. There were no contests for the top seven posts of National President, Deputy President, three Vice Presidents, Secretary-General and Treasurer-General. Continue Reading Into The New Millennium 25th May 1996 Under the capable and dynamic leadership of Party President Dr. Lim Keng Yaik, the party achieved another milestone when our new 22-storey party headquarters (Menara PGRM) at Cheras, Kuala Lumpur was officially opened by Party President on 25th May 1996. On 1st March 1998, GERAKAN commemorated its 30th anniversary with a simple slogan: “One Heart, One Nation, One Vision!”... Continue Reading Best Victory In Election 13th August 2000 In the 1990 and 1993 Party elections, the party underwent relatively calm annual Delegates Conferences. There were no contests for the top seven posts of National President, Deputy President, three Vice Presidents, Secretary-General and Treasurer-General. Continue Reading Greatest Defeat In The History of Gerakan 8th March 2008 The 12th General Elections held on 8th March 2008 saw a very strong antiestablishment wind which resulted in Barisan Nasional losing its two thirds majority in Parliament after the opposition captured 82 out of the 222 Parliamentary Seats. The “political tsunami” as described by many political commentators swept the rural areas of Kelantan... Continue Reading Welcoming New Leaders GERAKAN Still Matters A number of political shifts also affected the Party in a big way. The Sabah People’s Progressive Party (SAPP) left the Barisan Nasional in August 2008. Two top SAPP leaders, Raymond Tan Shu Kiah (former Sabah Deputy Chief Minister, SAPP Vice- President and Tanjong Papat Assemblyman) and Au Kam Wah (Assemblyman for Elopura and SAPP Youth Chief) disagreed with the move, left SAPP and became independent. Continue Reading Sailing Against The Harsh Wind 2011 – 2018 On December 22nd 2012, former National President of GERAKAN, Tun Dr. Lim Keng Yaik deceased at the age of 73 years in his residence in Petaling Jaya. He has endlessly contributed to the country during his time as President for 27 years from 1980 to 2008. Tun Dr. Lim Keng Yaik is known as an outspoken politician in the cabinet and he has never lost the Parliamentary seat in Beruas to DAP since 1986. His demise is a great loss to the party and nation. Continue Reading A New Beginning 2018 – 2020 Following GE14, it was clear that people were rejecting the politics of Barisan Nasional. Thus, the leadership of Gerakan led by Sdr Mah Siew Keong decided to leave the coalition on June 23rd 2018 and took a stand to establish a third block independently. On September 16th 2018, Sdr Mah Siew Keong announced his resignation as party president during the 43rd State Delegation Convention in Negeri Sembilan. Party election that was held in November 2018 witnessed many young people taking part and clearly showed the commitment to rebuild GERAKAN. Continue Reading

Introduction March 24, 1968 Parti Gerakan Rakyat Malaysia was founded in 1968. Since then, we have been growing from strength to strength despite external constraints and internal problems.

Through sincere leadership, pragmatic strategies and non-communal approaches, we have been successful in obtaining mass support to strive for an egalitarian united Malaysia characterized by racial harmony, social justice, economic equality, political democracy and cultural liberalism.
Continue Reading
The Early Years 1968-1972 Parti Gerakan Rakyat Malaysia was formed on 24th March 1968. The six founders of the party were Professor Syed Hussain Alatas of the University of Singapore, Dr. David Tan Chee Khoon, Member of Parliament for Batu, Selangor and former leader of the Labour Party, Dr. J.B.A. Peter, President of the Malaysian Medical Association, Dr. Lim Chong Eu, Member of Parliament for Tanjong, Penang and former President of the United Democratic Party... Continue Reading Continue Reading Consolidation & Growth 1973-1979 After the internal schism had finally come to an end, the party was left with only about 15 active branches in the country with its headquarters in Penang. Party stalwarts under Dr. Lim Chong Eu soon began a strenuous exercise to put the wrecked organization into shape, and at the same time energize the rank and file to face greater challenges in future. They also set themselves the formidable task... Continue Reading Unity & Challenges 1980-1989 The correctness of the party’s non-communal stand was strikingly reflected in its horizontal and vertical concepts of expansion towards political influence and political power in the 1970’s. When 1980 set in, the party, besides being the premier component in the Barisan Nasional Government in Penang, was wielding more and more influence at the national level. It enjoyed the confidence of the Barisan Nasional... Continue Reading Tribulation & Triumph 21st October 1990 In the 1990 and 1993 Party elections, the party underwent relatively calm annual Delegates Conferences. There were no contests for the top seven posts of National President, Deputy President, three Vice Presidents, Secretary-General and Treasurer-General. Continue Reading Into The New Millennium 25th May 1996 Under the capable and dynamic leadership of Party President Dr. Lim Keng Yaik, the party achieved another milestone when our new 22-storey party headquarters (Menara PGRM) at Cheras, Kuala Lumpur was officially opened by Party President on 25th May 1996. On 1st March 1998, Gerakan commemorated its 30th anniversary with a simple slogan: “One Heart, One Nation, One Vision!”... Continue Reading Best Victory In Election 13th August 2000 In the 1990 and 1993 Party elections, the party underwent relatively calm annual Delegates Conferences. There were no contests for the top seven posts of National President, Deputy President, three Vice Presidents, Secretary-General and Treasurer-General. Continue Reading Greatest Defeat In The History of Gerakan 8th March 2008 The 12th General Elections held on 8th March 2008 saw a very strong antiestablishment wind which resulted in Barisan Nasional losing its two thirds majority in Parliament after the opposition captured 82 out of the 222 Parliamentary Seats. The “political tsunami” as described by many political commentators swept the rural areas of Kelantan... Continue Reading Welcoming New Leaders GERAKAN Still Matters A number of political shifts also affected the Party in a big way. The Sabah People’s Progressive Party (SAPP) left the Barisan Nasional in August 2008. Two top SAPP leaders, Raymond Tan Shu Kiah (former Sabah Deputy Chief Minister, SAPP Vice- President and Tanjong Papat Assemblyman) and Au Kam Wah (Assemblyman for Elopura and SAPP Youth Chief) disagreed with the move, left SAPP and became independent. Continue Reading Sailing Against The Harsh Wind 2011 – 2018 On December 22nd 2012, former National President of Gerakan, Tun Dr. Lim Keng Yaik deceased at the age of 73 years in his residence in Petaling Jaya. He has endlessly contributed to the country during his time as President for 27 years from 1980 to 2008. Tun Dr. Lim Keng Yaik is known as an outspoken politician in the cabinet and he has never lost the Parliamentary seat in Beruas to DAP since 1986. His demise is a great loss to the party and nation. Continue Reading A New Beginning 2018 – 2020 Following GE14, it was clear that people were rejecting the politics of Barisan Nasional. Thus, the leadership of Gerakan led by Sdr Mah Siew Keong decided to leave the coalition on June 23rd 2018 and took a stand to establish a third block independently. On September 16th 2018, Sdr Mah Siew Keong announced his resignation as party president during the 43rd State Delegation Convention in Negeri Sembilan. Party election that was held in November 2018 witnessed many young people taking part and clearly showed the commitment to rebuild Gerakan.

Introduction March 24, 1968 Parti Gerakan Rakyat Malaysia was founded in 1968. Since then, we have been growing from strength to strength despite external constraints and internal problems.

Through sincere leadership, pragmatic strategies and non-communal approaches, we have been successful in obtaining mass support to strive for an egalitarian united Malaysia characterized by racial harmony, social justice, economic equality, political democracy and cultural liberalism.
Continue Reading
The Early Years 1968-1972 Parti Gerakan Rakyat Malaysia was formed on 24th March 1968. The six founders of the party were Professor Syed Hussain Alatas of the University of Singapore, Dr. David Tan Chee Khoon, Member of Parliament for Batu, Selangor and former leader of the Labour Party, Dr. J.B.A. Peter, President of the Malaysian Medical Association, Dr. Lim Chong Eu, Member of Parliament for Tanjong, Penang and former President of the United Democratic Party... Continue Reading Consolidation & Growth 1973-1979 After the internal schism had finally come to an end, the party was left with only about 15 active branches in the country with its headquarters in Penang. Party stalwarts under Dr. Lim Chong Eu soon began a strenuous exercise to put the wrecked organization into shape, and at the same time energize the rank and file to face greater challenges in future. They also set themselves the formidable task... Continue Reading Unity & Challenges 1980-1989 The correctness of the party’s non-communal stand was strikingly reflected in its horizontal and vertical concepts of expansion towards political influence and political power in the 1970’s. When 1980 set in, the party, besides being the premier component in the Barisan Nasional Government in Penang, was wielding more and more influence at the national level. It enjoyed the confidence of the Barisan Nasional... Continue Reading Tribulation & Triumph 21st October 1990 In the 1990 and 1993 Party elections, the party underwent relatively calm annual Delegates Conferences. There were no contests for the top seven posts of National President, Deputy President, three Vice Presidents, Secretary-General and Treasurer-General. Continue Reading Into The New Millennium 25th May 1996 Under the capable and dynamic leadership of Party President Dr. Lim Keng Yaik, the party achieved another milestone when our new 22-storey party headquarters (Menara PGRM) at Cheras, Kuala Lumpur was officially opened by Party President on 25th May 1996. On 1st March 1998, Gerakan commemorated its 30th anniversary with a simple slogan: “One Heart, One Nation, One Vision!”... Continue Reading Best Victory In Election 13th August 2000 In the 1990 and 1993 Party elections, the party underwent relatively calm annual Delegates Conferences. There were no contests for the top seven posts of National President, Deputy President, three Vice Presidents, Secretary-General and Treasurer-General. Continue Reading Greatest Defeat In The History of Gerakan 8th March 2008 The 12th General Elections held on 8th March 2008 saw a very strong antiestablishment wind which resulted in Barisan Nasional losing its two thirds majority in Parliament after the opposition captured 82 out of the 222 Parliamentary Seats. The “political tsunami” as described by many political commentators swept the rural areas of Kelantan... Continue Reading Welcoming New Leaders GERAKAN Still Matters A number of political shifts also affected the Party in a big way. The Sabah People’s Progressive Party (SAPP) left the Barisan Nasional in August 2008. Two top SAPP leaders, Raymond Tan Shu Kiah (former Sabah Deputy Chief Minister, SAPP Vice- President and Tanjong Papat Assemblyman) and Au Kam Wah (Assemblyman for Elopura and SAPP Youth Chief) disagreed with the move, left SAPP and became independent. Continue Reading Sailing Against The Harsh Wind 2011 – 2018 On December 22nd 2012, former National President of Gerakan, Tun Dr. Lim Keng Yaik deceased at the age of 73 years in his residence in Petaling Jaya. He has endlessly contributed to the country during his time as President for 27 years from 1980 to 2008. Tun Dr. Lim Keng Yaik is known as an outspoken politician in the cabinet and he has never lost the Parliamentary seat in Beruas to DAP since 1986. His demise is a great loss to the party and nation. Continue Reading A New Beginning 2018 – 2020 Following GE14, it was clear that people were rejecting the politics of Barisan Nasional. Thus, the leadership of Gerakan led by Sdr Mah Siew Keong decided to leave the coalition on June 23rd 2018 and took a stand to establish a third block independently. On September 16th 2018, Sdr Mah Siew Keong announced his resignation as party president during the 43rd State Delegation Convention in Negeri Sembilan. Party election that was held in November 2018 witnessed many young people taking part and clearly showed the commitment to rebuild Gerakan. Continue Reading