Pyidaungsu (Union) Party


Pyidaungsu (Union) Party
   The new name for the "Clean" faction of the Anti-Fascist People's Freedom League led by U Nu, adopted in March 1960. It won a landslide victory in the general election of February 1960 but subsequently split into two factions. Its internal problems paved the way for the military coup d'état of General Ne Win in March 1962.

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