Or perhaps not just yet.
The Malaysian government claimed that it was going to review the need to enter the ethnicity in all official forms.
It is one thing to mention one's race in a census, but another when you apply for a savings account in the bank or sit for an examination in school.
Race and ethnicity are irrelevant.
Hannah Yeoh and Ramachandran Muniandy would have set a precedent were they allowed to register their child as bangsa Malaysia instead of bangsa India (as Ram is of Indian descent) or Cina (as Hannah is Chinese).
We need to consciously reject the ethnocentric obsession of the politicians and bureaucrats in Malaysia.
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