Today’s Holiday: Myanmar Peasants’ Day

Today’s Holiday:
Myanmar Peasants’ Day

The Union of Myanmar, known as Burma until 1989, is in southeast Asia; its predominant industry is agriculture. At one point, Myanmar was the biggest exporter of rice in Asia, but now their line of agricultural products is more diverse. The country could not support these agricultural activities without the peasant workers, and to show their appreciation for the peasants’ contribution, the country has declared March 2 Peasants’ Day. It is a national holiday. It was also on this day in 1962 that Burmese General Ne Win led the military coup. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

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