1957 Press Photo U nu PM of Burma And Followers Pray For Rain "Shwedagon Pagoda"
Burmese Prime Minister Leads Prayers For Rain To Avert Drought - And Down It Comes..
U nu the Prime Minister of Burma and many of his ministers - led a widespread campaign throughout the country for prayers and recitation of the Buddhist scriptures to pray for rain to end the threatened heat-wave - drought and water famine.. The prayers were offered by Buddhist Monks - Ministers and people in all pagodas throughout the country - and the prayers were immediately rewarded with torrential rains on the city of Rangoon..
Keystone Photo Shows:- General view during the prayers for rains at the "Shwedagon Pagoda" - led by the Prime Minister U nu who is seen centre front - with a ring on his finger, and wearing dark trousers with light check stripes... The umbrellas are in readiness for the rain...
Photo measures 8 x 10 inches.
Photo is dated 06-06-1957.
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