Monday, April 2, 2012

Suu Kyi took residency in Wathinkha village

March 31, 2012

Aung San Suu Kyi stands at a balcony at her constituency Wahtheinkha village, Kawmhu Township, Yangon, Myanmar, 31 March 2012. Aung San Suu Kyi was heading to the rural constituency of Kawhmu, from where she is contesting a by-election on 01 April – the first election the Nobel Peace laureate will contest in the country. Members of her National League for Democracy (NLD) party are contesting another 43 seats nationwide..Suu Kyi took residency in Wathinkha village, part of Kawhma district, in order to contest from the constituency. She will spend Saturday night with her adopted family in Wathinkha
Tun Tun Kyaw
A village headman prepares the guest bed for Aung San Suu Kyi, who announced she will stay overnight in her remote rural constitiency of Kawmhu where she stands for a seat in the parliamentary by-elections, Myanmar, 31 March 2012. Suu Kyi said 30 April she wanted to stay overnight so she could be in the constituency early 01 April, even though she is not registered to vote there as her home remains in Yangon. A new wave of reform in Myanmar is taking place ahead of parliamentary by-elections 01 April.

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