MELAKA, April 16 (Bernama) -- The opposition´s attempt to politicise the Jualan Sentuhan Rakyat (JSR) programme is proof that they have run out of ideas for the 14th general election (GE14), said Melaka Chief Minister Datuk Seri Idris Haron.
The JSR (People´s Sales) programme which was introduced in January has benefited the people, especially in tackling the cost of living and the opposition´s efforts to politicise it have been futile.
"I feel the opposition has run out of ideas so even this programme which has helped the public lessen the cost of living is connected to the Goods and Sales Tax which was implemented on April 1, 2015.
"Whereas this programme is a platform for leaders to meet the people," Idris told reporters at the JSR programme held at the Sungai Udang state legislative constituency level here today.
He was commenting on the allegations made by DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng who was reported in a news portal on April 2 as saying the JSR programme proved that the people were faced with an increasing cost of living following the implementation of the GST.....