- National Democratic Force
National Democratic Force
အမျိုးသား ဒီမိုကရေစီ အင်အားစု
President Than Nyein Chairman Than Nyein Headquarters Tamwe Township, Yangon Ideology Liberalism,
Seats in the Amyotha Hluttaw Seats in the Pyithu Hluttaw Politics of Burma
The National Democratic Force (Burmese: အမျိုးသား ဒီမိုကရေစီ အင်အားစု, pronounced [ʔəmjóðá dìmòkəɹèsì ʔɪ̀ɴʔázṵ], also known as the United Democratic Front; abbreviated NDF) is a Burmese political party formed by former members of the National League for Democracy (NLD), who chose to contest the 2010 general election in Burma (Myanmar). The party's chairman is Than Nyein. Its headquarters are in Tamwe Township, Yangon.
The party was among three major parties running for constituencies nationwide. The other two were the National Unity Party and the Union Solidarity and Development Party. NDF's adoption of the peasant bamboo hat, which is the traditional symbol of the National League for Democracy, created some controversy.
NDF is a social liberal party that seeks to promote individual freedoms and a market economy with state regulation. The party supports civil and human rights and believes that ethnic political issues should be resolved alongside democracy and human rights issues. The party encourages the development of civil society organisations.
The party is run by its 15-member Central Executive Committee.
- Dr. Than Nyein (Chairman)
- Soe Win (Vice Chairman)
- Dr. Hla Soe Nyunt (Vice Chairman)
- Dr. Win Naing (Secretary)
- Myint Thwin (Joint Secretary)
- Myo Zaw Aung (Joint Secretary)
- Kyi Than (Treasurer)
- Dr. Than Win (Member)
- Khin Maung Win (Member)
- Sein Win (Member)
- Thaung Tun (Member)
- Myint Pe (Member)
- Myint Ngwe (Member)
- Kyaw Aung (Member)
- Khin Waing Kyi (Member)
Dr. Than Nyein is brother in law of ex-premier Khin Nyunt.
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- ^ http://mmtimes.com/2010/news/536/news009.html
- ^ http://www.mizzima.com/news/inside-burma/4082-nld-branches-join-row-over-party-emblem.html
- ^ http://www.irrawaddy.org/election/political-parties/250-political-parties.html
- ^ www.irrawaddy.org/article.php?art_id=21736
Political parties in Burma Communist Party of Burma - Democratic Party for a New Society - National Council of the Union of Burma - National Democratic Force - National League for Democracy - National Unity Party - Rakhine Nationalities Development Party - Shan Nationalities League for Democracy - Union Solidarity and Development Party - Zomi National Congress
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