Batu, Kuala Lumpur

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Coordinates: 3°12′07″N 101°40′16″E / 3.20194°N 101.67111°E / 3.20194; 101.67111 Batu is a parliamentary constituency in the northern outskirts of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, covering the area between Sentul and Batu Caves.[1]

Settlements which are part of Batu constituency include Sentul. The constituency has the most Projek Perumahan Rakyat (PPR) public housing apartments and one of the highest rates of petty crime in the city.[2]

The current Member of Parliament of Batu is Tuan Prabakaran a/l M Parameswaran, which is the youngest MP in Malaysia.


  1. ^ Gullick, J.M. (1981.) "Malaysia: Economic Expansion and National Unity". Westview Press, page 132. Retrieved on 2007-10-12.
  2. ^ Tian Chua says he will not change his ways Archived March 29, 2008, at the Wayback Machine, New Straits Times, 22 March 2008.