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The Democrats on Sunday pressured the government to move more quickly in drawing up an emergency operation plan to thwart a nationwide power shortage in April, when Myanmar starts its annual maintenance on gas platforms. 

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Democrat Party deputy leader Alongkorn Ponlabutr said demand for electricity use peaked during April every year, especially on April 4. The demand is expected to reach 26,500 MW this year, meaning the country’s power reserves would be only 2 percent. 

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