Myanmar’s military-aligned Opposition social gathering on Wednesday rejected the outcomes of this week’s election as “unfair” and known as for a contemporary vote — a requirement instantly rebuffed by the election authorities.
Official outcomes are nonetheless trickling in, however Aung San Suu Kyi’s ruling social gathering has already declared a landslide victory primarily based by itself tallies from throughout the nation.
The polls are solely the second for the reason that nation emerged from outright junta rule in 2011. Observers mentioned voting went easily on Sunday however criticised the shortage of transparency, widespread disenfranchisement and coronavirus restrictions they mentioned benefited Ms. Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy (NLD).
The Opposition Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP) went additional, nevertheless. “We reject the election because it was unfair,” spokesperson Win Win Aung mentioned, alleging that many ineligible individuals had forged ballots. “We call on the election commission to hold a new, disciplined election in cooperation with the military as soon as possible.”
‘We had no bias’
At a press convention held within the capital, Naypyidaw, the Union Election Commission (UEC) mentioned the election was clear.
“We had no bias … it was conducted fairly, within the law,” UEC spokesman Myint Naing mentioned.