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India deputes officials to oversee Myanmar polls

Last Updated: Sunday, April 1, 2012 - 09:24

New Delhi: India has deputed two senior election officials and its Ambassador to Myanmar to oversee elections in that country.

Indian Ambassador to Myanmar VS Sheshadri, Manipur Chief Electoral Officer PC Lawmkunga and his Assam counterpart Maninder Singh will be observing the elections in Myanmar, the External Affairs Ministry said.

Voters in Myanmar are today casting ballots in historic polls seen as a test of the military-dominated regime`s reforms, in which opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is standing for the first time.

First Published: Sunday, April 1, 2012 - 09:24
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