MANDALAY DIVISION – People‘s Defense Force-Mandalay (MDY-PDF) announced that they received over 130 Lakhs in Kyats to use for the revolution.
The PDF had asked for donations of about Kyats 70 Lakhs to buy 1000 bullets (One 5.56 bullet costs Kyats 7000). They received 288,750 Kyats from May 13 to 19 and extended their date to May 26.
At that time, other revolutionary teams also contributed in the stated campaign.
At the end of the due day, over 130 Lakhs (13,771,850) was received, MDY-PDF announced.
MDY-PDF led by Bo Netkha is the first group ever to operate a ground revolution. On June 22, 2021, the base office at 54th Street, Mandalay was attacked by the junta troops: killing some officers on the junta side as well as few comrades on the PDF side due to gun firings. Some were abducted at the same time.
To date, MDY-PDF has joined the coalition forces from Sagaing and have been taking part in the revolutionary battles, according to their social media page.