Mohd Anuar Mohd Tahir

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Mohd Anuar Mohd Tahir

محمد انوار بن محمد طاهر
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Deputy Minister of Works
Assumed office
2018
MonarchMuhammad V
Prime MinisterMahathir Mohamad
MinisterBaru Bian
Preceded byRosnah Shirlin
ConstituencyTemerloh
Member of the Malaysian Parliament
for Temerloh
Assumed office
9 May 2018
Preceded byNasrudin Hassan
Majority1,904 (2018)
Personal details
Born
Mohd Anuar bin Mohd Tahir

1952
Beseri, Perlis, Federation of Malaya (now Malaysia).
CitizenshipMalaysian
NationalityMalaysian
Political partyAMANAH (2015–present)
PAS (2003–2015)
KeADILan (1999–2003)
UMNO (until 1998)
Other political
affiliations
Pakatan Harapan
Spouse(s)Azizah Che Mat
Alma materMARA Institute of Technology
Morehead State University
OccupationPolitician
WebsiteOfficial website

Haji Mohd Anuar bin Mohd Tahir (Jawi: محمد انوار بن محمد طاهر) is a Malaysian politician from the National Trust Party (AMANAH), a component party of the Alliance of Hope or Pakatan Harapan (PH). He is the incumbent Member of Parliament for Temerloh constituency in the state of Pahang. He is currently serving as an incumbent Deputy Minister of Works for the Malaysian government.[1]

Educations[edit]

Mohd Anuar was born in 1952 at Beseri, Perlis, received his early education at Sekolah Kebangsaan (SK) Beseri. He studied and graduated his Bachelor's degree in Business Administration at MARA Institute of Technology (ITM). He later obtained his Master degree in Sociology at Morehead State University, United States (1985-1986).[2]

During his time as a student at ITM, Mohd Anuar started involving in youth Non-governmental organizations (NGO) like Muslim Youth Movement of Malaysia (ABIM) and others.[2]

Politics[edit]

Mohd Anuar was a United Malays National Organisation (UMNO) before quits following dismissal of Anwar Ibrahim from the party in 1998. He was then appointed as the first secretary general of People's Justice Party (KeADILan) in 1999, but somehow he shifted by joining Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party (PAS) in 2003 and was selected as a Central Working Committee member of PAS.[2]

However Mohd Anuar was one of the progressive PAS leaders were ousted at the 2015 PAS leadership election that led them to launch the new splinter party, AMANAH with Mohd Anuar as its first ssecretary general.[3][4][5][6][7][8][9]

Elections[edit]

Mohd Anuar made his debut contesting in the 1999 general election as a KeADILan candidate the parliamentary seat of Padang Besar, Perlis. He also contested before the Perlis State Legislative Assembly seats of Beseri in the 2004 general election and Bintong in the 2008 general election representing PAS. But he lost in all his attempts until he contested and won in the 2018 general election the parliamentery seat of Temerloh in Pahang as a AMANAH candidate.[2]

Election Results[edit]

Perlis State Legislative Assembly[10][11][12]
Year Constituency Votes Pct Opponent(s) Votes Pct Ballots cast Majority Turnout
2004 N2 Beseri, P1 Padang Besar. Mohd Anuar Mohd Tahir (PAS) 1,621 31.04% Zahidi Zainul Abidin (UMNO) 3,492 66.87% 5,222 1,871 78.59%
2008 N6 Bintong, P2 Kangar. Mohd Anuar Mohd Tahir (PAS) 2,772 36.22% Md Isa Sabu (UMNO) 4,882 36.22% 7,864 2,110 83.78%
Parliament of Malaysia[10][11][13][14]
Year Constituency Votes Pct Opponent(s) Votes Pct Ballots cast Majority Turnout
1999 P1 Padang Besar, Perlis. Mohd Anuar Mohd Tahir (KeADILan) 9,867 40.68% Azmi Khalid (UMNO) 14,386 59.32% 25,347 4,519 78.04%
2018 P88 Temerloh, Pahang. Mohd Anuar Mohd Tahir (AMANAH) 23,998 39.31% Mohd Sharkar Shamsudin (UMNO) 22,094 36.19% 62,204 1,904 82.85%
Md Jusoh Darus (PAS) 14,734 24.13%
Mohd Khaidir Ahmad (IND) 178 0.29%
Muhd Fakhrudin Abu Hanipah (IND) 46 0.08%

See also[edit]

Seventh Mahathir cabinet

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Anuar Tahir:behind setting up Pkr,Amanah". Bernama. 2 July 2018. Retrieved 14 July 2018.
  2. ^ a b c d "Anuar Tahir, tulang belakang di sebalik penubuhan PKR dan Amanah" (in Malay). Bernama. 2 July 2018. Retrieved 14 July 2018.
  3. ^ Jennifer Gomez (13 July 2015). "'Purged' PAS leaders launch splinter movement". The Malaysian Insider. Retrieved 13 July 2015.
  4. ^ Ram Anand (31 August 2015). "GHB to take over dormant Workers Party". The Malaysian Insider. Retrieved 31 August 2015.
  5. ^ FMT Reporters (31 August 2015). "Seven rebel MPs ditch PAS for breakaway GHB". Free Malaysia Today. Retrieved 9 September 2015.
  6. ^ Rahmah Ghazali (31 August 2015). "GHB announces setting up of Parti Amanah Negara". The Star Online. Retrieved 9 September 2015.
  7. ^ "GHB ambil alih Parti Pekerja Malaysia". Berita Harian. 31 August 2015. Retrieved 9 September 2015.
  8. ^ Adrian Lai (31 August 2015). "GHB to form new Islamic party under existing political vehicle". New Straits Times. Retrieved 9 September 2015.
  9. ^ Khairunnisa Kasnoon (31 August 2015). "Parti Amanah Negara jadi wadah politik GHB". Astro Awani. Retrieved 9 September 2015.
  10. ^ a b "Keputusan Pilihan Raya Umum Parlimen/Dewan Undangan Negeri" (in Malay). Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 4 February 2017. Percentage figures based on total turnout.
  11. ^ a b "Malaysia General Election". undiinfo Malaysian Election Data. Malaysiakini. Retrieved 4 February 2017. Results only available from the 2004 election.
  12. ^ "KEPUTUSAN PILIHAN RAYA UMUM 13". Sistem Pengurusan Maklumat Pilihan Raya Umum (in Malay). Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 24 March 2017.
  13. ^ "SEMAKAN KEPUTUSAN PILIHAN RAYA UMUM KE - 14" (in Malay). Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 17 May 2018. Percentage figures based on total turnout.
  14. ^ "The Star Online GE14". The Star. Retrieved 24 May 2018. Percentage figures based on total turnout.