This surely must be the first time in modern times that a state government legislature has met under a tree to transact business.
A hilarous account of how things came to this pass by Yusseri Yusoff in the Malaysian Insider.
It starts with
For most people, the circumstances leading to this refreshing approach towards governance is well-known. However, there might be some still wondering. So, for the sake of posterity, we at the Malaysian Institute of Learning Foundation for Political Research On Nationalism (MILF-PRON) shall provide a potted history. For the sake of expedience (and time, because we don’t want to miss Happy Hour at the George & Dragon), we shall start from the 12th General Election, 8th of March, 2008.
And it only gets better. Go read the whole Assembling Al-fresco.