Tan SriSyed Nasir bin Ismail (? – 1982) was a Speaker of the Dewan Rakyat, the lower house of the Parliament of Malaysia. During his lifetime, he was known as an ultra who sought to guarantee the primacy of the Malay language in Malaysia through the closing down of Chinese and Tamil vernacular schools. A prominent politician from the United Malays National Organisation (UMNO) — the leading party of the governing Barisan Nasional coalition — he served as the Speaker of the Dewan Rakyat from 1978 till his death in 1982. The Malay language has a complex system of titles and honorifics which is still extensively used in Malaysia and Brunei. ... 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Speaker of the Dewan Rakyat (Malay: Yang di-Pertua Dewan Rakyat) is the presiding officer of the Dewan Rakyat, the lower house of the Parliament of Malaysia. ... The Parliament of Malaysia consists of the lower house (Dewan Rakyat or literally Peoples Hall, in Malay) and upper house (Dewan Negara or Nations Hall in Malay). ... The Malaysian Houses of Parliament in Kuala Lumpur. ... During the 1960s in Malaysia and Singapore, some racial extremists were referred to as ultras. The phrase was most commonly used by the first Prime Minister of Singapore, Lee Kuan Yew, and other leaders of his political party, the Peoples Action Party (PAP), to refer to Malay extremists. ... // Headline text Bold text Not to be confused with the Malayalam language, spoken in India. ... UMNO Flag The United Malays National Organisation, or UMNO, (Malay: Pertubuhan Kebangsaan Melayu Bersatu), is the largest political party in Malaysia and a founding member of the Barisan Nasional coalition, which has ruled the country uninterruptedly since its independence. ... Barisan Nasional (National Front or BN) is a political coalition in Malaysia. ...
He was born in Muar, Johor, Malaysia. District Muar District Area - Total (District) 2346. ... State Motto: Kepada Allah berserah (English: all hopes is to God (Allah) Capital Johor Bahru Royal Capital Pasir Pelangi Sultan Sultan Iskandar Al-Haj Chief minister Dato Abdul Ghani Othman Area 19,984 kmÂ² Population 3. ...
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