The present Doodle observes Malaysia’s Independence Day, referred to in Malay as Hari Merdeka, out of appreciation for a long time of Malaysian self-sufficiency.
On this day in 1957, the country at that point known as the Federation of Malaya formally picked up its sway from British principle.
This occasion, additionally called Hari Kebangsaan or National Day, isn’t to be mistaken for Malaysia Day, which celebrates the date in 1963 when the name Malaysia was formally embraced.
Over the Malay Peninsula, the country’s kin cheers in their opportunity and autonomy.
Included in the Doodle craftsmanship is the orangutan, Asia’s just extraordinary gorilla, which in Malaysia is found in the rainforest of Borneo.
These tree-staying primates share practically 97% of their qualities with Homo sapiens, so they’re viewed as one of the people’s nearest family members.
This extraordinary relationship is reflected in the name “orangutan,” which gets from Malay and means “person of the forest.”
Happy Independence Day! ( Selamat Hari Merdeka! )