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Commentary: The 'non-pribumi' Anies Baswedan is my governor now

  • Kornelius Purba

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Wed, October 18, 2017 | 08:02 am
Commentary: The 'non-pribumi' Anies Baswedan is my governor now Newly inaugurated Governor Anies Baswedan and his Deputy Governor Sandiaga Salahuddin Uno pose for the camera. (JP/Seto Wardhana)

PREMIUM “Anies Baswedan should remember that he himself is non-pribumi [non-indigenous],” a young businessman shared his anger to his friends on Tuesday morning. The new Jakarta governor sparked public anger when he touched on the politically sensitive issue in his first public speech after President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo swore him and his deputy Sandiaga Uno in at the State Pala...