Tuesday, November 10, 2020

NLD's Aung San Suu Kyi wins parliamentary seat in Myanmar's general elections

Myanmar's State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi (Photo: ANI)


Yangon [Myanmar], November 10 (ANI/Xinhua): Aung San Suu Kyi, administrator of the decision National League for Democracy (NLD), has won a seat in the House of Representatives (Lower House) for the following parliament in Sunday's multiparty general races, as indicated by a declaration from the Union Election Commission (UEC) on Tuesday.

Suu Kyi, the present status Counselor of Myanmar, contended in Yangon's Kawmhu supporters against rival competitors from the Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP), the Union Betterment Party, United Nationalities League for Democracy, Phalon-Sawaw Democratic Party and one free sprinter.

A sum of 5,639 competitors including 1,106 up-and-comers from the decision NLD party and 1,089 from the USDP competed for the 1,117 parliamentary seats in Sunday's political race.

As of Tuesday morning, 47 delegates have been chosen for parliament at three levels and the NLD made sure about 44 parliamentary seats remembering 12 for the Lower House, eight in the House of Nationalities (Upper House) and 24 in the local or state parliaments up until this point, as per the UEC's outcome declaration.

The USDP won three seats - one in the Lower House and two in the territorial or state parliaments up until this point.

Suu Kyi challenged a seat in the Lower House in Kawmhu municipality in 2012 by-political decision and 2015 general races.

The decision NLD party won an outright lion's share of parliamentary seats in the keep going general races on Nov. 8, 2015, and has been running the legislature since 2016. (ANI/Xinhua)

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