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cham·pak

also cham·pac  (chăm′păk, chŭm′pŭk) or cham·pa·ca (chăm′pə-kə, chŭm′-)
n.
An evergreen timber tree (Michelia champaca) native to India and having fragrant orange-yellow flowers that yield an oil used in perfumery.

[Hindi campak, from Sanskrit campakaḥ, of Dravidian origin; akin to Tamil caṇpakam.]
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He had contested his late father's state seat of Chempaka under the PKR banner, but lost badly to both PAS and Umno candidates.
They are highly related to scented flowers like bunga tunjung (Mimusops elangi), bunga chempaka (Michelia champaka), bunga bakawali (Epiphyllum oxypetalum), bunga matahari (Helianthus annuus), bunga tikam seladang (Vallaris glabra), bunga ketumbit, bunga ketamguri (Sidarhom bifolia) or bunga teratai (Nelumbium nucifera) [3,5,7].
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The voters who had come since 9am had to wait for almost two hours when the voting centre at the Ampang Jaya Municipal Council Hall, Taman Chempaka was only opened at 10.40am.
'Better for them to sit out this by-election like they did with the 2014 Bukit Gelugor and 2015 Chempaka by-elections after the deaths of Karpal Singh and Datuk Nik Abdul Aziz Nik Mat respectively.
Nik Omar, a former lifetime PAS member, had created quite a controversy in GE14 when he contested under PKR ticket for the Chempaka state seat in Kelantan.
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