56th Anniversary of Mon Revolution
DVB ( Aug 13, 2003 )
On the 56th Anniversary of Mon Revolution Day (12 August),
the New Mon State Party (NMSP) which signed the ceasefire
agreements with the SPDC had issued a statement to the SPDC.
In the statement, the NMSP urged the military regime to solve
the political problems of Burma by political means. It also
said that they would keep on fighting against violence.
According to the Thailand based Independent Mon News Agency,
the anniversary ceremonies were held with military parades
in all Mon State’s town including the state’s
capital Moulmein where is the NMSP’s headquarter is.
Although the Mon national armed revolution happened 56 years
ago, the party will keep on bearing the unfinished historic
The NMSP signed the ceasefire agreements with the SPDC in
Source: Democratic Voice of Burma, Oslo, in Burmese 1430
gmt 13 Aug 03