Death of Salai Tin Maung Oo commemorated in Delhi
27 June 2015 — Refugees from Burma based in New Delhi, India gathered at the Chin Christian Fellowship (CCF) hall yesterday, to commemorate the death of Salai Tin Maung Oo.
The event, organized by the Chin Student Union (CSU), marked the 39th anniversary of the death of the Chin student leader in Burma, who was secretly hanged in Insein Prison on 26 June 1976.
About 60 people from different communities and non-governmental organizations participated in the memorial service.
Key invited speakers at the event included Sayadaw U Pin Ngya Zawta, a Buddhist monk and 2007 Saffron Revolution activist, Ko Ngyo Tun, an Insein prison mate of Salai Tin Maung Oo, Pu Biak Tha Hmun, president of the Chin Refugee Committee in Delhi, Salai Cung Dawt, from the Chin Human Rights Organization, and Mai Phoebe, CSU vice president.
Rev. Nehemiah Sui Nei Piang, senior pastor of the Delhi Burmese Christian Fellowship, led a session for laying wreaths in tribute to the student leader Salai Tin Maung Oo.
The anniversary is annually held in Delhi by the CSU.#