Selangor MB Tan Sri Khalid Ibrahim prefers to go to court to defend his calls for Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) to open its door to at least 10 per cent non-Bumi students.
Simultaneously, UiTM VC Prof Ibrahim Shah says the matter would be taken to court should Khalid refuses to apologise.
Last week, about 10,000 UiTM students in Shah Alam and elsewhere staged a peaceful demonstration to protest against Khalid.
Although Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi said there's nothing Khalid could do to meet his 'demand', the Menteri Besar stood by his principle that the university should change its constitution to allow non-Malay students.
Khalid has been 'bashed-up' left and right over his calls, including from non-Malay organisations for what is termed as an effort 'to stir uneasiness among the Bumiputeras'.
So, he prefers the court. Let him be...