NLD members resume meetings throughout
DVB, February 11
Members of National League of Democracy (NLD) are resuming
monthly meetings throughout Burma for the first time since
the notorious Dipeyin incident occurred on 30 May 2003.
NLD members from Irrawaddy and Mandalay Divisions and Arakan
State held meetings at respective places to discuss future
political plans and clarify past actions.
NLD party leaders and members from 5 townships in Myaungmya
District, Irrawaddy Division in lower Burma held a meeting
on 15 January and discussed the military junta sponsored ‘National
The elected representative of Myaungmya U Aung Kyin told
DVB that they tried to clarify different opinions among the
members on NLD’s walkout on the convention in 1995.
The local authorities also came to take the names of party
members who wrote letters to the local election commission
on the re-opening of offices and Dipeyin incident.
Similarly, NLD activists in Woon-Twin and Meikhtila Townships
in Mandalay Divisions and Arakan State have been holding regular
meetings, according to their leaders.