The Era of Anti Fascist People

The Era of Anti Fascist People’s Freedom

League (AFPFL) Government

From Myanmar’s independence till the assumption of State power by the Revolutionary Council in 1962 the then

Governments struggled against narcotics using their own strength. On 11

February 1948, the Department of Social Services decided to eradicate all opium

abuse within 5 years, but this was not achieved because of the problems of the

insurgencies, lack of funds, especially due to the

problem of Kuomintang aggression.


invaders taking a stronghold inside the territory of Myanmar.

Camps of

the KMT troops that invaded into Myanmar territory.