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Nazaruddin: Party pariah, hometown hero

  • Apriadi Gunawan and Bagus BT Saragih

    The Jakarta Post

Pematang Siantar/Jakarta | Fri, June 3 2011 | 09:04 am

PREMIUM In his village in Pematang Siantar, North Sumatra, neighbors regard their golden boy Nazaruddin as a hero because of his generosity and his meteoric political career at the national level.

Within his own Democratic Party (PD), however, party elites want to get rid of him but are worried Nazaruddin could air their dirty laundry.

Democratic Party top executives are visibly uneasy after...