George Fernandes

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In 2001: "Indian Defence Minister George Fernandes, who resigned on Thursday over a bribery scandal, is a popular figure among the military rank and file...

"He is also a high-profile supporter of the Burma pro-democracy movement, displaying a wall-size picture of Aung San Suu Kyi in his official bungalow, where Burmese underground leaders are frequent visitors. " [1]

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  1. Fernandes: Popular but controversial minister, bbc, accessed July 3, 2010.