1NEWS – Political observer Zaki Mubarak said the leadership charisma of PDIP General Chair Megawati Seokarnoputri inherited from her father Soekarno.
“Mrs. Mega is considered a charismatic figure who has a strong magnet to unite nationalist groups,” said Zaki to 1NEWS, Thursday (2/9).
The academic from the State Islamic University (UIN) assessed Megawati as a figure who was strong in facing various repressions and oppression, especially during the New Order era.
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“The charismatic leadership factor and strong attitude against the authoritarian regime are a plus for Mrs. Mega that other elites in PDIP don’t have,” he explained.
According to him, Megawati is considered a militant supporter as the reincarnation of her father, Bung Karno.
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In addition, Zaki also said that the PDIP magnet was under Megawati’s control.
“Without Mrs. Mega, I think the fate and situation of PDIP will change,” he said.
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Zaki thinks that Megawati is suitable to lead the PDIP to a large extent, not a thinker like Bung Karno.