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Myanmar: NLD of Suu Kyi has an overwhelming Victory: Time for Reconciliation

Paper No. 6705                                             Dated 17-Nov-2020
By Dr. S. Chandrasekharan
 
It is now official.  Defying all predictions, the National League for Democracy (NLD) of Suu Kyi has swept the polls with 258 and 138 in the Lower and Upper Houses respectively, thus exceeding its own performance in the 2015 elections (390). In all it has won 920 seats that include the Lower and Upper Houses, the State and Regional Parliaments and in Ethnic Affairs ministers.

Myanmar: General Elections went off Smoothly on 8th despite Army/Covid Threats:

Paper No. 6700                  Dated 9-Nov-2020           
By Dr. S.Chandrasekharan
 
General Elections for a new Government at  the Union and State Levels went off peacefully amidst the twin threats of an Army Coup and the Spread of the Wuhan Virus.
 
People voted enthusiastically from 6  AM from many of the booths and in some cases had assembled even before 6 to vote.  
 

Myanmar: Election Scenario:

Paper No. 6686                      Dated 22- Sep-2020
By Dr. S. Chandrasekharan
Despite suggestions from various parties but not the Ruling Party for postponement due to the spread of Wuhan Virus, the Union Election Commission declared that the Elections will take place on November 8th as scheduled.
 

Sri Lanka: Parliamentary Elections: Pragmatic Tamil Leaders should be elected:

Paper No. 6654                  Dated 28-July-2020

Guest Opinion Column:  By Bhavan Bhavaguhan

Afghanistan: Wolesi Jirga 2018 Elections- High Turnout showed People’s faith in Democracy:

Paper No. 6450                   Dated 23-Oct-2018

R M Panda

Nepal: Post blockade political Dynamics and Elections: Update No. 354

Note No. 789                       Dated 9-Nov-2017
By Dr. S.Chandrasekharan
 
It is unfortunate but true that in any political discourse in Kathmandu Valley, the expression “post blockade” politics often comes out from many people including those who were considered friendly to India.
 

Nepal: The Grand Leftist Alliance and its Aftershocks: update No. 353

Note No. 788                                      Dated 24-Oct-2017
 
By Dr. S.Chandrasekharan
 
The Grand Leftist Alliance forged on October 3 by the two major Communist Parties and the newly formed Naya Shakti of Baburam Bhattarai took the political circles by surprise. 
 

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