On 1st March, 2012, NLD chair Daw Aung San Suu Kyi arrived at Heho in Southern Shan State in the morning by flight. At the airport, she was welcome by Pa-O and Shan nationals, NLD candidate Daw Khin Moe Win, a well-known actor Ye Tite, NLD members from Shan State and ordinary people. Then she continued her trip to Aung Ban and arrived there at 9:45 a.m. and started her public campaign speech at 10 a.m. About 3000 people attended the public assembly. After the speech, she continued her trip to Kalaw and on the way people welcome and greeted her waving NLD flags and shouting 'long live Aung San Suu Kyi' from both sides of the road.
At Kalaw NLD's office, she met with Dagon Taryar who is a well-known writer and poet since the independence struggle. She made a public speech at noon. She went back to Heho after the speech. On the way back to Heho, people also hailed her again from road sides. At her public speech in Heho, about 100,000 people attended the assembly. She also took some questions of people. She left Heho at 4 p.m. for Rangoon.