BURMA: Ba Maw to U Pu

Riots, brawls, bribery and fluent profanity have marked Burma's first two years of separation from India and partial self-rule. The new 168-piece Legislature frequently resounds to shouts of "You are descendants of dragons!" "May your bodies be eaten by crocodiles in the Irrawaddy!"

Premier under the new Constitution has been Dr. Ba Maw, artful, unscrupulous, Anglophile barrister of Rangoon. Chief rival to Dr. Ba Maw has been U Saw, artful, unscrupulous, demagogic leader of the Myochit (Patriotic) Party, who finds anti-British slogans the most effective way of rallying opposition to Premier Ba...

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