Writer Maung Khin Min (Danubyu) marked his 100th published book at the Myanmarsar Department of the University of Yangon yesterday.
This year, his 100th book, “Min Thu Wun Tika (composition about Myanmar’s National Poet Min Thu Wun) rolled off the presses.
The ceremony conducted by his former students of the Myanmarsar Department of the university was also attended by Union Minister for Education Dr. Myo Thein Gyi, the Rector of the University of Yangon, professors, heads of department, faculty members and alumni of Myanmarsar.
The ceremony opened with greetings by Head of the Myanmarsar Department Prof. Dr. Aung Myint Oo and U Htin Kyaw (Writer Dalaban), son of Min Thu Wun. “It took five years to complete this book in honour our Father of Myanmarsar. In this book, I wrote about the childhood of Sayargyi Min Thu Wun and his efforts for promoting Myanmarsar,” said Maung Khin Min.
Maung Khin Min (Danubyu) graduated from the University of Yangon in 1963, completed the Master of Arts in 1969. He was conferred on the D.Ltt by the university in 2002. He started his career as the lecturer of Myanmarsar at the Pathein College in 1963. He retired in 2006 while working for the University of Yangon as the head of Myanmarsar Department.
Maung Khin Min (Danubyu) also worked at the Osaka University of Foreign Languages as the guest professor.
His first book was published in 1979. He wrote over 2,000 articles and 40 research papers.