Names (015) : Chit

U Chit Tin (EC69, GBNF) worked for MOC/MOGE and in Singapore.

U Chit Tin, a distant uncle, is one of the few people that I know that was not sick in their life time. The other is U Kwee Si (Ah Yoe Ku Saya). Grapevine says that both passed away the very day they sort of “fell sick”.

U Chit Pe (Class of 69) was a room mate of U Khin Maung Gyi (Min69).

Sayagyi Dr. Chit Swe founded UCC. I learned a lot by working on various projects with him. I have written a couple of posts about my mentor. See Pioneers (009).

Sandaya Chit Swe is a renowned composer and pianist. He was one of top three Sandaya sayas of his time. The other two are Gita Lu Lin Maung Ko Ko and Sandaya Hla Htut.

U Chit Khin was a famous movie director.

Chit Khin is named after his parents : Dr. Chit Swe and Daw Khin Khin Latt.

Colonel Chit Myaing was the last of the 17 member Revolutionary Council to pass away. He served as Ambassador to Yugoslavia and the UK before settling down in the USA. He and his dhamma friends supported Sayadaw U Kelasa (who along with Sayadaw U Silananda) were the two Sayadaws left behind in the USA by Mahasi Sayadaw.

U Chit Hlaing and U Chit Pyaing are the brothers of Colonel Chit Myaing.

Amy Chit Myaing (Lei Lei Myaing, T70) retired from IMF. She is the daughter of Colonel Chit Myaing.

Bohmu Chit Ko Ko was one of the earliest “Ah Twin Yay Hmu” (Secretary) of the Revolutionary Council & associated government.

Chit Sabai is a vocalist.

Chit Mya Sein is the daughter of Actor/Director U Chin Sein.

Chit Mya is a weight lifting champion.

Chit Soe is a swimming champion turned diplomat. He is the younger brother of Willie Soe Maung (Myint Soe, SPHS63, BDS69, GBNF).

U Khin Maung Zaw (EC76, SPHS70) wrote :

Ma Amy’s younger brother Kenneth Chit Myaing is my classmate at St. Paul’s. He left SPHS before matriculation to join his dad, went over to Methodist English, Dagon (1) upon return. If I recall correctly, he went to Institute of Dentistry after matriculation.

There was U Chit, who ran the metal shop at RIT. Someone spread a rumor that myself and another classmate are nephews of U Thet Lwin, the RIT registrar, thus he took care of us good. He also had a shop at the canteen, ran by his wife, which we frequent often.

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