By now, you must have seen pictures of Myanmar’s Election Fever from yesterday on papers and social media pages.
I cannot stress how big yesterday’s election was for Myanmar. People all over Myanmar and abroad turned up to cast votes for the first time in 25 years, and many of these people voted for the very first time in their lives. Yangon was a wonderful sight. After people cast their votes in the morning, massive crowds gathered in front of the NLD headquarters in the evening to watch the live counting shown on huge LED screens.Continue reading