Today is a very important day, this time 71 years ago General Aung San and other leaders of the independence movement were killed inside the Secretariat premises.
Hundreds of people took part in the flag raising ceremony at the Yangon Secretariat building on Thursday morning, dedicated to the 71 Martyr’s day. People was observed two minutes of silence on behalf of the 9 fallen heroes for the country's independence for the General Aung San and other leaders.
The crime scene occurred at a government meeting at The Secretariat, an old colonial red brick building, located at the intersection of Thein Phyu road, the road to Maha Bandula, Bo Aung Kyaw Street and Anawyahta road.
The whole compound of the Secretariat is still in progress, and only a few sections will be open to the public on the day of the Martyr’s Day.
The first Burmese parliament will also be opened and opened only three days for the public. Today, the Union Parliament, or Hluttaw, is sitting in Nay Pyi Daw, but this place the Secretariat is the parliamentary democracy that Burma was born to. At that time, capital was a legislative seat from 1935 to 1962. In this building, a constitutional building has been prepared in a building that has become a historic museum.
The site will be open public 8:00am to 6:00pm but only on 19th July at 7:30 pm, the flag rising ceremony officials and special guests will be held in front of the Parliament House.This is where the English Jack Community used to clashes, and after gaining independence in 1948, the first Burma flags remained.