Zargana

   Popular Burmese comedian whose stage name means "tweezers" and who is a dentist. He frequently satirized government corruption and incompetence during the Ne Win era (1962-1988) and was jailed for refusing to stop lampooning the State Law and Order Restoration Council after it assumed power in September 1988. On one occasion, he was detained after doing a street routine implying that the 1996-1997 "Visit Myanmar Year" campaign would encourage prostitution.

Historical Dictionary of Burma (Myanmar). . 2014.

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