Saturday, December 01, 2012

Mon Politicians Upset About Supposed Historical Claims

30 Nov 2012

RANGOON—Alleged claims by Burmese scholars that the ancient Buddhist kingdom 
of Suvarnabhumi was located in the Burmese town of Pyu have sparked a popular 
outcry among some inhabitants of the Mon capital Moulmein and led to calls for 
protests by Mon politicians, who insist the legendary kingdom was their home state.

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