“Parang Panjang Group” in Mukim Sungai Manik, Perak : A Historiography
Mohamed Ali Haniffa1, Zulhilmi Paidi2, Nor Azlah Sham Rambely3
1Mohamed Ali Haniffa, School of Languages, Civilisation and Philosophy, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Sintok, Kedah, Malaysia.
2Zulhilmi Paidi, School of Languages, Civilisation and Philosophy, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Sintok, Kedah, Malaysia.
3Nor Azlah Sham Rambely, School of Languages, Civilisation and Philosophy, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Sintok, Kedah, Malaysia.
Manuscript received on 15 May 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 22 May 2019 | Manuscript Published on 02 June 2019 | PP: 359-367 | Volume-8 Issue-7S2 May 2019 | Retrieval Number: G10620587S219/19©BEIESP
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Abstract: The article put forth about the survival of the Malays in Mukim Sungai Manik, Perak following communist atrocities in Malaya. The effect of the Japanese military administration in Malaya has been granting to communist injustice in particular during the process of legitimizing their power. The Malays who were mistreated by the communist formed “ Parang Panjang Group” or a group of peoples using long machete as their weapon and began to rely on scholars, religious leaders and local as well as manifests jihad and sabilillah. Sungai Manik Parang Panjang group with their practice of salat were responsible for life and survival when killed and mistreated by Japanese and communist forces. Survival of the Malays in Mukim of Sungai Manik, Perak gave inspiration to the Malay community in the entire homeland for defending life, race and religion, during which Malaya was threatened by the communists. This study uses oral sources and library research methods, involving the collection of documents and files. The study found that the struggle of the Malays against the communist tyranny has triggered nationalism and motivation towards the liberation of the country.
Keywords: Parang Panjang Group, Bintang Tiga, Clerics (Ulama), Sabilillah.
Scope of the Article: Natural Language Processing and Machine Translation