Letpadan Township

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Letpadan Township
Country  Burma
Region Bago Region
District Tharrawaddy District
Capital Letpadan
Population (2014)[1] 177,407
Time zone MST (UTC+6.30)

Letpatan Township (Burmese: လက်ပတန်းမြို့နယ်) is a township in Tharrawaddy District in the Bago Region of Burma.[2] The principal town is Letpadan.

About 200 students and supporters of the movement against Education Law were crushed down by police at Letpadan on 10 March 2015 after they had been blocked on their way to Yangon for nine days at there by police.[3] Over 100 were arrested after being attacked brutally by police force.[4]


  1. ^ Bago Region. The 2014 Myanmar Population and Housing Census. 3–G. Naypyitaw: Ministry of Immigration and Population. May 2015. p. 17. 
  2. ^ "Myanmar States/Divisions & Townships Overview Map" Myanmar Information Management Unit (MIMU)
  3. ^ Soe Zeya Tun. "Myanmar police beat students, journalists, monks; about 100 detained". http://www.reuters.com/. REUTERS. Retrieved 24 March 2015.  External link in |website= (help)
  4. ^ Guy Dinmore. "Backsliding or stumbling forward? The reform debate". http://www.mmtimes.com/. Myanmartimes. Retrieved 24 March 2015.  External link in |website= (help)