Burmese Buddhist monk, U Thuzana, Died at 71


U Thuzana also known as the Myainggyi-ngu Sayadaw was born in 1947 and died on October 18, 2018.

He was a Karen Theravada Buddhist monk.

U Thuzana was based in Myaing Gyi Ngu, Kayin State, Myanmar.

He was the leader of the Democratic Karen Buddhist Army (DKBA), an ethnic insurgent group, until its dissolution in 2010.

Thuzana was in charge of a 1992 battle of developing pagodas in Kayin State and held the title Myaing Gyi Ngu Sayadaw.

Thuzana possessed an expansive land parcel in the Myaing Gyi Ngu territory and offered it to the IDPs to manufacture houses there.

Myaing Gyi Ngu started as a little IDP town, yet later extended to end up a town.

Thuzana was some time ago an individual from the Karen National Union (KNU) until the point when his conflicts with the lion’s share Christian authority drove him to part and make the Democratic Karen Buddhist Army (DKBA) in 1994.

Until his passing, he used significant impact over the DKBA and the Border Guard Force (BGF) it later moved toward becoming.

Myaing Gyi Ngu Sayadaw passed away at 71 years old at the Bumrungrad International Hospital in Bangkok, Thailand.


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