“Myanmar holds general elections on 8 November – the country’s first elections since a nominally civilian government was introduced in 2011, ending nearly 50 years of military rule. There is widespread speculation about who will be the next president – and how well the opposition National League for Democracy, led by Aung San Suu Kyi, will fare. The BBC’s Jonah Fisher in Yangon explains the key issues.”

Will the vote be democratic?

Why this is important for Manipur?

“This news will tell us on the implications of what has been happening in Myanmar for Manipur in particular and India’s Northeast in general, especially in the light of counter-insurgency operation by India in this region and more so in the light of the recent reported ‘surgical strike’ by special troops of Indian army”