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Two factions within the Jakarta Regional Legislative Council propose to interpellate Governor Anies Baswedan on the planned Formula E race agenda. Supporters and opponents are lobbying each other to either gain support for the Formula E interpellation or tackle it.
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Jakarta DPRD’s maneuver of its right of interpellation over the Formula E race against Governor Anies Baswedan carries an aroma of political competition for 2024. Rather than becoming a source of disagreement, the race should just be cancelled.