12.50pm: About 2,000 people have gathered in front of the Sogo Shopping Mall and about the same number at Menara Maybank.
The crowd at Masjib Jamek that has gathered near the LRT station meanwhile has swelled to approximately 1,500.
12.45pm: The Malaysian Insider reports that a petition to collect one million signatures for the release of former Opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim from prison, has started circulating among rally goers in front of the Sogo Shopping Mall.
Nandos adds to the spice of the rally by distributing free drinks to Bersih 4 rally goers.
According to Malaysiakini, some of those present at the rally were seen holding creative cardboard banners saying “I ‘hv NO MONEY TO PRINT A BANNER. PLEASE DONATE RM2.6 BILLION TO ME!!”
Another says, “People will eat grass if Najib does not resign” while another was spotted carrying a canvas bag with the words, “My prime minister embarrasses me”.
12.40pm: Some rally goers making the most of their time downtown to buy lottery tickets for the weekend at Jalan Masjid Jamek.
12.35pm: FMT reporters say the mood is generally of a festive nature.
12.30pm: Bersih’s Mandeep Singh and student activist Adam Adli are seen leading a big crowd towards Central Market, obstructing traffic.
FMT reporter Arfa Yunus says some rally goers are carrying sunflowers to signify the colour of Bersih 4. She herself received one. Another reporter Yusoff Mohamed received a bottle of mineral water from a good-hearted rally goer.
PKR secretary-general Rafizi Ramli is seen looking jovial and posing with a crowd of rally goers as they gesture showing the number 4 to reflect the Bersih 4 rally.
12.20pm: Over 300 Bersih rally goers at Menara Maybank have begun to march towards Dataran Merdeka although their group leader Selangor MB Azmin Ali has yet to make an appearance. The others are seen still standing along the roadside of Jalan Pudu.
Meanwhile police trucks have begun to arrive at Central Market where crowds have reached almost 1,000 in number.
12.15pm: Police trucks and buses begin to arrive at Menara Maybank. Police officers start to control traffic. The crowd has now swelled to close to 1,500.
12.00pm: Crowds at Menara Maybank numbering in the region of 1,200 await the arrival of Selangor Menteri Besar Azmin Ali. Rally goers are waving the Jalur Gemilang as traffic shows significant signs of slowing down.
Over at Central Market, crowds of between 600-700 people begin to gather.
11.51am: Malaysian Insider reports from Kota Kinabalu that rally goers have been spotted erecting tents for their overnight camp out at the Teluk Likas public park 2.
11.45am: About 1,000 people have gathered in front of Central Market clamouring for the resignation of Prime Minister Najib Razak and calling for the release of jailed former Opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim.
FMT reporter Arfa Yunus says it’s like Hari Raya celebrations down at Dataran Merdeka.
Individuals without any affiliation to political parties or organisations are handing out drinking water to rally goers free of charge.
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11.30am: Crowds building up at the location of Central Market, Petaling Street, Masjid Negara, Sogo and Brickfields. People have also gathered at Menara Maybank where Selangor Menteri Besar Azmin Ali will lead the rally.
Rally goers are seen waving the Malaysian flag and blaring the vuvuzela. Cars passing keep honking, showing their support for Bersih 4.