JAKARTA, KOMPAS.com – PDI Perjuangan carries the pair Muhamad and Rahayu Saraswati Djojohadikusumo in the 2020 South Tangerang Regional Election (Tangsel).
The announcement was made by the Chairperson of the PDI-P DPP Puan Maharani, Tuesday (11/8/2020). PDI-P Chairperson Megawati Soekarnoputri also witnessed the announcement.
“South Tangerang City, the name of regional head Muhamad and the name of deputy regional head Rahayu Saraswati Djojohadikusumo,” said Puan, Tuesday (11/8/2020).
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Muhamad was previously the Regional Secretary of Tangsel City. From the start, he received support from the PDI-P to run as mayor, even though his status was not an internal party cadre.
Meanwhile, Sara, the nickname of Rahayu Saraswati Djojohadikusumo, is a cadre of the Gerindra Party. He is the nephew of Gerindra Party chairman and Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto.
The announcement was made online from the PDI-P DPP office, Jalan Diponegoro, Jakarta. Today is the announcement of the third wave held by PDI-P.
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There were 75 pairs of candidates for regional head announced by PDI-P. PDI-P Secretary General, Hasto Kristiyanto, said today’s announcement of 75 candidate pairs was a symbol of commemorating the 75th Indonesian Independence Day.
“Because the number 75 coincides with the spirit of promoting the 75th anniversary of Indonesian Independence. The agenda for the announcement of this candidate pair is to enliven the spirit of patriotism and nationalism,” said Hasto.