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It's victory of people, says Suu Kyi

Viet Nam,Politics, Mon, 02 Apr 2012 IANS

Yangon, April 2 (IANS) Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi called it a "victory of the people" after her party, the National League for Democracy (NLD), said she had won a seat in the Myanmar parliament.


Aung San Suu Kyi Sunday scored a momentous victory following a decades-long fight for democracy by winning the parliamentary by-poll in Kawhmu constituency.


The official results for the by-election held Sunday are expected later this week.


In a statement, 66-year-old Suu Kyi asked supporters to show restraint in their celebrations, reported BBC.


"I would like all NLD members to ensure that the victory of the people is a dignified victory," she said late Sunday.


She cautioned that words, behaviour and actions that "can harm and sadden other parties and people" should be avoided.


International observers had been allowed to monitor elections in Myanmar for the first time.


A total of 157 candidates from 17 parties contested seats for the Hluttaw (parliament). Of these, 129 contested 37 seats in the Pyithu Hluttaw (lower house), while 22 competed for six seats in the Amyotha Hluttaw (upper house).


Over 150 international observers from the European Union, the US, Canada, Australia, India and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) monitored the casting of ballots.


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