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House bill silent on Sultan’s succession

  • Ridwan Max Sijabat and Bambang Muryanto

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta/Yogyakarta | Wed, August 29 2012 | 10:33 am
House bill silent on Sultan’s succession The Tugu in Yogya. (JP)

PREMIUM The Tugu in Yogya. (JP)The contentious bill on the special status of Yogyakarta that is slated for endorsement on Wednesday is silent on one crucial issue: how to manage succession in the city’s two royal courts.

The question is not moot: Yogyakarta Governor Sultan Hamengkubuwono X, who leads the Ngayogyakarta Hadiningrat palace is 67, while Deputy Governor Paku Alam IX, who heads the Pak...