A military MP on Monday challenged the constitutionality of the Commission for the Assessment of Legal Affairs and Special Cases, a body led by Shwe Mann, the former parliamentary speaker and retired general.
The party of Burma’s Aung San Suu Kyi has instructed its lawmakers not to leave the capital.
The National League for Democracy say the Burmese military’s grip on politics would ultimately undermine the November’s general election.
“If the 2015 election is held without amending the Constitution, the election might be free, but it won’t be fair,” said UNA leader Aye Thar Aung.
Recent proposal to pass a new law protecting the 2008 Constitution is not an attempt to obstruct attempts at charter amendment, says parliamentary speaker.
The pair reportedly met privately to discuss constitutional reform and steps to ensure free and fair elections later this year.