Why was Malaya constitution formed?
because to protect the special rights of Malay people
Originally, Malaya did not want to merge with Singapore because of its strong communist influence and the fact that the majority of its population was Chinese, and Tunku Abdul Rahman did not want the the population of Chinese in Malaya to be more than the Malays. Later on, Malaya wanted to merge with Singapore because Malaya did not want Singapore to fall under the hands of the radicals, or otherwise, the pro communists. When the…
The name Malaysia was first officially changed in 1963. Prior to this Malaysia was known as Malaya or The Federation of Malaya. The federation of Malaya was formed with all 11 states in West or Peninsular Malaysia, Singapore, North Borneo ( known in Malaysia as Sabah) and Sarawak formed to become Malaysia. On the 9th of August 1965 Singapore was expelled from Malaysia and today, Malaysia has 13 states.