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U Wint Khin Zaw (A 79, Australia) air mailed me the book written by his father U Khin Zaw (“K”).

  • U Khin Zaw served as Librarian of Rangoon University Central Library. He was succeeded by Saya U Thein Han (Zawgyi).
  • U Khin Zaw served as Founder-Director of Burma Broadcasting Service (BBS). He was succeeded by U Pe Thaw (father of Dr. Zin Aung).
  • The autobiography was titled “BURMA IN MY LIFE-TIME”.
  • For the reprint, the authorities mandated the title change to “MYANMAR IN MY LIFE TIME”.
  • There was no Grandfather Clause in the Name Change Rule.
  • Maurice Collis’s book “Trials in Burma” was forced to be renamed “Trials in Myanmar”.

Categories: Books, Saya

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