In the late ’80s, for example, the government switched the currency from units of 10 to nine, a more auspicious number. More recently, after an astrologer reportedly warned of an imminent American air strike, the capital was relocated from Yangon to a half-finished outpost in the middle of a jungle. Because of the dictatorship’s rigid controls on everything from media to education, hardly anyone had a mobile phone, and internet access was severely limited.People had little idea what was happening in the next town—let alone at the capital (wherever it was).This entry was posted by Shine Magic on Friday, April 8th, 2011 at pm and is filed under Sad Shayari.
It was a big deal for the government to be unable to track conversations.
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