Arakan League for Democracy
- (ALD)Established by Dr. Saw Mra Aung and U Oo Tha Tun following the 1988 prodemocracy movement, the ALD won 11 out of 26 constituencies contested in Arakan (Rakhine) State in the General Election of May 27, 1990. This made it, in terms of seats won, the third most successful party in the election, behind the National League for Democracy (392 seats) and the Shan Nationalities League for Democracy (23 seats).
Historical Dictionary of Burma (Myanmar). Donald M. Seekins . 2014.
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