IPOH • In March 2008, for the first time in Perak's history, Barisan Nasional (BN) lost control of the state assembly to the opposition, securing only 28 seats against the opposition's 31.
But just 11 months later, BN claimed back power when three assemblymen defected from then opposition pact Pakatan Rakyat to become independents.
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