Zura Begum

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Zura Begum MP
Member of the Union Parliament from Maungdaw-2
In office
1951–1956

Zura Begum, also known as Aye Nyunt, was one of the first two female legislators of the Union of Burma, along with Khin Kyi. She was a politician from Arakan, Burma (now Rakhine State, Myanmar). She was elected to the Parliament of Burma during the 1951 Burmese general election, as the representative of Maungdaw-2 constituency. [1] [2]

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References

  1. http://www.burmalibrary.org/docs08/mag_arakan01-09.pdf
  2. "Rohingya the Future Looks Grim (1) [Compatibility Mode] - Documents".