Expulsion of Singapore

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Malaysia’s Prime Minister Tunku Abdul Rahman advised the Parliament of Malaysia that it should vote to expel Singapore from Malaysia. Despite last ditch attempts by PAP leaders, including Lee Kuan Yew, to keep Singapore as a state in the union, the Parliament on August 9, 1965 voted 126-0 (all) in favour of the expulsion of Singapore, with members of Parliament from Singapore not present.

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