MAGWAY and SAGAING DIVISIONS – Two battalions under All Burma Students’ Democratic Front (ABSDF) Column 3 held a ceremony to commemorate the 35th anniversary of the 8888 uprising on August 8, Mr. Pyae Phyo Kyaw, a spokesperson of ABSDF Column 3’s public information said.
The ceremony was held on Tuesday (August 8) around 8 a.m. in the battalion 12 of Yaw region at Magway Division and at a battalion of Chindwin region in Sagaing Division.
The ceremony was arranged with a speech on 8888 People’s uprising, together with offering food and money to monks.
“This ceremony was held in two battalions of ABSDF Column 3. People are holding the spirit of 8888 uprising and still fighting the military dictatorship in this Spring Revolution. We have offered food to the monks after the commemoration ceremony,” said Mr. Pyae Phyo Kyaw.
In addition to the comrades of ABSDF, civilians also reportedly attended the ceremony.