In Pictures: The mood in Myanmar following historic vote

Early results are pointing to a big win for Ms Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy. Her party's first landslide election win 25 years ago were annulled by the junta and she was placed under house arrest until 2010. This time, President Thein Sein said both the ruling party and the army would respect the outcome of Sunday's vote. Here's a look at the mood in Myanmar.

Supporters of Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy party gathering outside the NLD headquarters in Yangon on Nov 9, 2015. PHOTO: AFP
A woman picking out a brooch in the shape of a peacock, the symbol of the National League for Democracy, at a souvenir shop outside the headquarters in Yangon, Myanmar, on Nov 10, 2015. PHOTO: MARK CHEONG
Supporters of Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy celebrating as they gather outside the NLD headquarters in Yangon on Nov 9, 2015. PHOTO: AFP
Supporters of Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi celebrating as they look at the official election results on a giant screen outside the National League of Democracy headquarters in Yangon on Nov 9, 2015. PHOTO: AFP
Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi celebrating as they look at the official election results on a giant screen outside the National League of Democracy headquarters in Yangon on Nov 9, 2015. PHOTO: AFP
Supporters of Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi celebrating outside the National League of Democracy headquarters in Yangon on Nov 9, 2015. PHOTO: AFP
Supporters of Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi celebrating outside the National League of Democracy headquarters in Yangon on Nov 9, 2015. PHOTO: AFP
Supporters of Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) party cheering outside the NLD headquarters in Yangon on Nov 9, 2015. PHOTO: AFP
A Buddhist monk joining a crowd of supporters of Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy party as they gather outside the NLD headquarters in Yangon on Nov 9, 2015. PHOTO: AFP
A supporter (centre) of Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi checking his mobile phone outside his shack in front of the National League of Democracy headquarters in Yangon on Nov 10, 2015. PHOTO: AFP
A National League for Democracy (NLD) supporter cheering outside the NLD party office in Mandalay on Nov 9, 2015. PHOTO: AFP
A supporter of Ms Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) party joining others gathering outside the NLD headquarters in Yangon on Nov 9, 2015. PHOTO: AFP
National League for Democracy (NLD) supporters gathering beside a large screen showing early election results outside the NLD party office in Mandalay on Nov 9, 2015. PHOTO: AFP
A huge crowd gathering outside the headquarters of the National League of Democracy (NLD) party in Yangon on Nov 9, 2015. PHOTO: AFP
A woman reading a newspaper at a bus station in Yangon, Myanmar, on Monday, Nov 9, 2015. PHOTO: BLOOMBERG
Supporters of Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi taking a selfie outside the National League of Democracy headquarters in Yangon on Nov 9, 2015. PHOTO: AFP
A Myanmar vendor sitting next to a poster showing former Myanmar leader Than Shwe (top right) and other ex-junta leaders at a roadside stall in Yangon, Myanmar, on Nov 9, 2015. PHOTO: EPA
Residents checking vote results at a polling centre in Mandalay on Nov 9, 2015. PHOTO: AFP
Supporters of Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi braving the rain as they hear the first official results outside the National League of Democracy headquarters in Yangon on Nov 9, 2015. PHOTO: AFP
Fans with the image of National League for Democracy (NLD) leader Aung San Suu Kyi seen at an NLD souvenir shop in Yangon on Nov 9, 2015. PHOTO: AFP

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