Saturday, September 3, 2016

Sybil Kathigasu: A Malaysian Heroine

The cute google doodle commemorating the 117th birthday of Sybil Kathigasu piqued my interest.
I must confess that I myself had very little idea of who she was.

One reason why Bolehlanders have little or no idea at all of her is because the dUMNo led government, for reasons only known to themselves, have not chosen to give her the recognition that she deserves in Bolehland history.

But now that I know a little more of her, to me she was a true Malaysian heroine - more real than Hang Tuah. And certainly less dense.

2 comments:

  1. Thank you for sharing this Youtube video. I came to your site because of Google's Doodle. She should have been a household name among Malaysians for her principles and for her resistance against the enemy tyrants of the time.

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    1. You are right, Frankie Kam. Only the GOM knows better why they are not according her the honour she richly deserved.

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