A month after his ouster as chair man of the ruling party, Union
Parliament speaker Shwe Mann hit the campaign trail in Pegu’s Phyu Township.
Than Nyunt, who is a resident of Phyu and chairman of the NLD’s branch office, said he was confident that the rural residents in all 76 village tracts of the township would favor him over the prominent USDP figure.
Last Aungust,Thura U Shwe Mann and some of his supporters were removed from the leadership of the Union Solidarity and Development Party under a plan devised jointly by the military and the government.
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