Bogyoke Aung San Market also known as Scott Market,
is a major bazaar located in central Yangon.
It is known for its colonial architecture and inner cobblestoned streets.
It was originally named after James George Scott, a British civil servant
but was renamed after Bogyoke ( General ) Aung San
the leading architect of Burmese independence.
Aung San was the father of Aung San Suu Kyi
the Nobel Peace laureate and opposition leader.
Bogyoke Aung San Market also known as Scott Market in central Yangon.
Statue of Bogyoke Aung San in Yangon.
Statue of Bogyoke Aung San in Mandalay.
Aung San Suu Kyi
In the 1990 general election,
Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy party
won 59% of the national votes
and 80% of the seats in Parliament.
But the military junta refused to relinquish power.
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