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Myanmar general elections results cancelled

The Myanmar junta has cancelled the results of the 2020 general elections won by ousted de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy (NLD) party, a move that comes almost six months after the military coup on February 1.

Myanmar general elections results cancelled

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  28 July 2021 2:44 AM GMT

NAY PYI TAW: The Myanmar junta has cancelled the results of the 2020 general elections won by ousted de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) party, a move that comes almost six months after the military coup on February 1. The announcement of the cancellation was made by the Union Election Commission on Monday, reports Xinhua news agency.

According to the announcement, the results were cancelled as the polls were not held in line with laws and were not fair.

The commission has inspected voter lists and the casting of votes, and found voting frauds, the announcement said. It did not however mention when will the next elections take place.

The NLD won a majority of seats in both houses of the Union Parliament in the November 8, 2020, elections.(IANS)

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