Voting have started in Manek Urai about half an hour ago. Hoping to turn the tide about 12 hours earlier on Barisan Nasional (BN) put up posters criticizing Kelantan Menteri Besar Datuk Nik Aziz Nik.

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The posters carry subtle message written in the Kelantanese dialect criticising Nik Aziz for preferring to listen to Lee Kuan Yew, during the his recent visit to Kelantan but not Umno.

“Why does he like him, but refuse to listen to Umno,” reads the message referring to the PAS spiritual adviser meeting with Lee and Nik Aziz continuous rejection to attempts to work closer with Umno.

Did Nik Aziz really greeted Lee Kuan Yew in much grander way than UMNO leaders were? Not – not even close according to this popular blogger.

Melihat kepada laporan media massa, saya rasa tidak keterlaluan kalau saya ibaratkan lawatan bekas Perdana Menteri Singapura, Encik Lee Kuan Yew ke Malaysia sekarang seperti lawatan seorang Maharaja China. Sungguh istimewa sambutannya.

Mahathir sarcastically describing the reception given to Lee Kuan Yew as though the were greeting someone from a Modern Middle Kingdom.

Will the poster work? Unlikely, according to DAP adviser Lim Kit Siang. “In fact Pakatan are anticipating a bigger majority in Manek Urai” he said.