Tengku Zulpuri Shah Raja Puji

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Tengku Zulpuri Shah
تڠكو ذوالڤوري شاه بن راج ڤوجي
Deputy Secretary-General of the
Democratic Action Party
Assumed office
20 March 2022
Secretary-GeneralAnthony Loke Siew Fook
National ChairmanLim Guan Eng
Preceded byTeresa Kok Suh Sim
National Vice Chairman of the
Democratic Action Party
In office
12 November 2017 – 20 March 2022
Secretary-GeneralLim Guan Eng
ChairmanTan Kok Wai
Preceded byAriffin Omar
Ministerial roles
2018–2020Deputy Minister of Water, Land and Natural Resources
Faction represented in Dewan Rakyat
2018–Pakatan Harapan
Faction represented in Pahang State Legislative Assembly
2013–2018Democratic Action Party
Other roles
2013–2018Opposition Leader of Pahang State Legislative Assembly
Personal details
Born
Tengku Zulpuri Shah bin Raja Puji

(1964-07-15) 15 July 1964 (age 57)
Raub, Pahang, Malaysia
Political partyDemocratic Action Party (Malaysia) (DAP) (2000–present)
Other political
affiliations
Pakatan Harapan (PH) (2015–present)
Pakatan Rakyat (PR) (2008–2015)
Barisan Alternatif (BA) (2000–2004)
Residence(s)Pahang

Tengku Zulpuri Shah bin Raja Puji (Jawi: تڠكو ذوالڤوري شاه بن راج ڤوجي) (born 15 July 1964) is a Malaysian politician who was Deputy Minister of Water, Land and Natural Resources is the Member of Parliament for Raub since May 2018.

Political career[edit]

Zulpuri Shah was Deputy Minister of Water, Land and Natural Resources in the Pakatan Harapan (PH) administration under former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad and former Minister Xavier Jayakumar Arulanandam from July 2018 to the collapse of the PH administration in February 2020. He was Leader of the Opposition of Pahang and Member of the Pahang State Legislative Assembly (MLA) for Mentakab from May 2013 to May 2018. He was also a member of the Selayang Municipal Council (MPS). He is a member, National vice-chairman, deputy chair of Pahang and sole Malay MP of the Democratic Action Party (DAP), a component party of the PH opposition coalition.[1]

Appointment as Deputy Secretary-general of DAP[edit]

On 20 March 2022, on the 17th DAP National Congress, Zulpuri Shah was appointed as Deputy Secretary-general of DAP serving together with V. Sivakumar and Liew Chin Tong under Secretary-general, Anthony Loke.[2]

Personal life[edit]

He is also a member of the Pahang royal family[3] and son of Tengku Puji Tengku Abdul Hamid, former Deputy Commissioner of Pahang and former committee member of the Malaysian Islamic Party (PAS).[4][5][6]

Election results[edit]

Pahang State Legislative Assembly[7][8][9]
Year Constituency Votes Pct Opponent(s) Votes Pct Ballots cast Majority Turnout
2013 N30 Mentakab, P088 Temerloh Tengku Zulpuri Shah Raja Puji (DAP) 7,882 55.47% Chuah Boon Seong (MCA) 6,328 44.53% 14,430 1,554 84.93%
Parliament of Malaysia[8][10][11]
Year Constituency Votes Pct Opponent(s) Votes Pct Ballots cast Majority Turnout
2018 P80 Raub, Pahang Tengku Zulpuri Shah Raja Puji (DAP) 20,659 44.89% Chew Mei Fun (MCA) 17,500 29.66% 46,971 3,159 81.37%
Mohd Nilam Abd Manap (PAS) 7,866 17.09%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "DAP finalises CEC lineup – Nation | The Star Online". www.thestar.com.my. Archived from the original on 18 July 2018. Retrieved 18 July 2018.
  2. ^ "Loke elected new DAP secretary-general". FMT. 20 March 2022. Retrieved 20 March 2022.
  3. ^ MEI, WONG PEK. "PRU13: DAP Umum Calon Negeri Pahang – Berita Semasa | mStar". www.mstar.com.my. Archived from the original on 18 July 2018. Retrieved 18 July 2018.
  4. ^ "Meet Malaysia's New Cabinet". 2 July 2018. Archived from the original on 10 July 2018.
  5. ^ "Pahang assembly: Mentakab rep Tengku Zulpuri Shah Raja Puji chosen Opposition leader – Nation | The Star Online". www.thestar.com.my. Archived from the original on 18 July 2018. Retrieved 18 July 2018.
  6. ^ "Follow example of Pahang MB, Kit Siang tells politicians". Free Malaysia Today. 29 November 2017. Retrieved 18 July 2018.
  7. ^ "Keputusan Pilihan Raya Umum Parlimen/Dewan Undangan Negeri" (in Malay). Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 4 February 2017. Percentage figures based on total turnout.
  8. ^ a b "Malaysia General Election". undiinfo Malaysian Election Data. Malaysiakini. Retrieved 4 February 2017. Results only available from the 2004 election.
  9. ^ "KEPUTUSAN PILIHAN RAYA UMUM 13". Sistem Pengurusan Maklumat Pilihan Raya Umum (in Malay). Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 24 March 2017.
  10. ^ "SEMAKAN KEPUTUSAN PILIHAN RAYA UMUM KE – 14" (in Malay). Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 17 May 2018. Percentage figures based on total turnout.
  11. ^ "The Star Online GE14". The Star. Retrieved 24 May 2018. Percentage figures based on total turnout.