The All Mon Region Democracy Party criticized the SPDC Election Commission for not allocating seats in the Rangoon and Tenasserim Division Assemblies for Mon ethnic nationalities.
Union Solidarity and Development Party members prohibited members of Kayan National Party from campaigning in Dimawso Township, Karenni State.
A local Ward Peace and Development Council chairman in Akyab, Arakan State, organized a campaign rally for Union Solidarity and Development Party candidates in Wra Gyi Mrauk Ward and personally invited all residents to the rally.
The All Burma Monks’ Alliance urged voters across the country to boycott the upcoming elections.
Five hundred and twenty-two attendees at a demonstration for polling station officials in Myitkyina, Kachin State, complained that they could not follow the demonstration because it was too crowded and the demonstration was inadequate.
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SPDC authorities in Gwa Township, Arakan State, offered loans and National Registration Cards to residents to persuade them to vote for the Union Solidarity and Development Party.
State-run newspapers said that people who do not vote in the elections are “irresponsible opportunists” and “too foolish to enjoy democracy.”
The Arakan State Election Sub-commission refused the Rakhine Nationals Progressive Party’s request to hold a public ceremony to commemorate the death of Rakhine monk U Ottama.
Plainclothes police officers monitored the Rakhine Nationals Progressive Party as it held a ceremony to commemorate the death of Rakhine monk U Ottama at its offices in Akyab, Arakan State.
Union Solidarity and Development Party officials in Kyaukpyu Township, Arakan State, ordered all local Village Peace and Development Council Chairmen to recruit 50 villagers from each Village for the party.