SHAH ALAM: The Kapar federal constituency may see notable names from the Barisan Nasional (BN) coalition contesting in the 14th general election (GE14).
A source from BN told the New Straits Times Press that the parliament seat has been allocated to MIC, while Umno candidates will be fielded in the three state assembly seats (Meru, Sementa and Selat Klang).
MIC deputy president Datuk Seri S.K Devamany and Wanita MIC chief Datuk Mohana Muniandy were the two names mentioned as potential candidates for the Kapar parliament seat.
For Meru state seat, three names were submitted to BN’s top leadership for their consideration.
They were Umno coordinator for Meru and Selangor state information department deputy director Khairul Anuar Saimon, Kapar division Umno Youth secretary Zaifon and division Umno deputy chief Datuk Saroni Judi.
Four names meanwhile have been shortlisted for the Sementa state seats, which were Datuk Saroni Judi, coordinator for Sementa and Kapar division Umno vice-chief Azhar Ayob, division wanita chief Basiah Masjudi and division committee member Ridwan Yahya.
Three other Umno candidates were shortlisted for the Selat Klang state seat which are Kapar division Umno information chief and Selat Klang coordinator Mohd Khairi Husin, division Youth chief Syuhaidi Surani, who is also the special officer to Sports and Youth Minister Khairy Jamaluddin, and division committee member Azman Onn.-NST