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By Maung Maung B. A., B. L., LL. D. (auth.)

In his former paintings, Burma within the relations oj countries, Dr. Maung Maung has already received a world recognition as a scholar of public affairs in Burma; during this new publication he earns clean laurels. it's commonly in elements. partly I he strains the genesis of the structure and partially II he explains it. the 1st half outlines the constitutional development of Burma below British rule, the adjustments lower than Dr. Ba Maw in the course of the jap profession, and extra advancements until eventually the attainment of independence via the Anti­ Fascist People's Freedom League. Nowhere else can one locate any such transparent and complete account of the political evolution of Burma in view that 1931, doubly major by way of the Saya San uprising and the start of the Thakin flow; its price is better by means of the copy of 3 records now not in a different way effectively obtainable: the period in-between structure below the japanese; the Panglong contract, within which the Hill Peoples undertook to co-operate in framing the structure for the Union of Burma; and the unique draft structure which the AFPFL released in could 1947 for attention via the Constituent Assembly.

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13 England. The delegation was in London for seven months, making camp at Hotel Russell in Russell Square, and actively sought friends and support. The YMBA at home also tried to lend moral support to its mission, holding meetings all over the country and sending a memorial signed by I5,oOO people headed by U Chit Hlaing. But His Majesty's Government had its problems after the War, and the people and Parliament were too tired to be bothered with the cause of Burma which was so far away, almost in another world.

The no-confidence motion brought down U Chit Hlaing, after a brief few months of office, and put Sir Oscar de Glanville in his place. After all the heat and uproar, the Council adopted the resolution to stay with India with the unreserved right to leave at any convenient time in the future. The separation issue did not end there. His Majesty's Government decided that the resolution of the Legislative Council was equivocal. It must be, it said, separation now, or association with India for ever after.

159-60. 2. A Minister's salary was Rs 5000 (I rupee = 1. s. ) per month, which was a princely salary. ' 3. The 'Twenty-One' were U Ba Pe, U Pu (barrister), 'M. ' U Maung Gyee, U Thein Maung, U Maung Gyi (New Light of Burma), U Sein, U Thin Maung, U Kun, Dr. Ba Yin, U Ba Hlaing, Dr. Thein Maung, U Hla Pe, U Maung Maung Ohn Ghine, U Ba Si, U San Lin, U Ba U, U Lun Maung, U Sein Ba, U Maung Gyi, and U Thaw. 4. Speech by U Pu, Burma Round Table Conference, Proceedings, Government Press, Rangoon, 1932, p.

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