Queen of the 17th Bohmang Raja is no more


Hill Voice, 11 May 2020, Bandarban: Queen Wang Prue, wife of the 17th Bohmang Raja Engineer Ucha Prue of Bandarban Bohmang Circle, has passed away. The last rites of the queen will be held on May 18 at the central Buddhist crematorium in the town.

According to the Raj family sources, she passed away at Rajbari in Jadipara (Kyang Mor) area on May 10, 2020 Sunday at 11:30 pm. The queen was 75 years old at the time of her death. Queen Wang Prue has left behind a son and a daughter including many relatives and admirers of the royal family.

According to royal family sources, Rani died on Sunday night due to old age problem. She had been ill for some days.

Aung Jai U Kyang, chief assistant to the royal office, said the queen’s last rites would be performed on May 18 at the central Buddhist crematorium at Wabda Bridge in Bandarban municipal town.

Meanwhile, Chairman of the Bandarban Hill District Council, Kyaw Shwe Hla has expressed deep grief over the death of Rani. In his condolence message, on behalf of the Hill District Council, he wished the soul of Queen Wang Prue rest in peace. Various quarters of the district also expressed their grief.