Kesatria Mangku Negara
(Officer of the Order of the Defender of the
The Kesatria Mangku Negara is a fourth rank award of the Darjah Yang Amat Dihormati Setia Diraja family. The Order is conferred on those with an outstanding and excellent service record. Government officials who can be considered for this award are those in the Grade 1 or 2 or its equivalent. There is no limit to the number of persons to be awarded this honour. It can also be conferred on foreign citizens as an honorary award.
The badge of the Kesatria Mangku Negara is similar in shape as that of the Johan Setia Negara. It has a radius of 2 inches. The badge suspends from a riband measuring 1½ inches. The ribbon is of the same colour as that of the Johan Setia Negara. There is a kris on the ribbon, upright with its blade pointing downward. The kris is enclosed in a circle. The badge is pinned on the chest. For the women, the ribbon is tied in a bow and the badge suspends from below the knot of the bow. The kris in the circle is pinned on the bow of the ribbon. The Kesatria Mangku Negara award was instituted on 16 August 1958 and gazetted on 25 August 1958.
Momzy received this award from Yang Dipertuan Agong last Thursday. Dan seperti ramai yang sedia maklum, bahawa kegilaan keglameran yang saya miliki diwarisi dari ibunda saya ini, dan itu jelas bila dia telah mengarahkan saya untuk memblog tentang hal penerimaan anugerah ini. Hahaha. And she reads my blog once in a while just to check if I posted nice photos of her. Apakah? Vain, macam saya juga.
Oh, Hi Mak!
Dan malamnya saya mengajak sekeluarga makan malam. Mak nak makan sate kajang. Saya teringat cerita oldies hitam putih, asal celebrate je nak makan sate. Hehehe...so off we went to Kajang.