Banten is name of area which known since 14
century . Last ago Banten is place coming of sea squadron with some trader
from any country, and finally euro people control this area. In year 1330
people have known a country which as Banten today, and later this area
controlled by Majapahit King with Gajah Mada and Hayam Wuruk leader. In
that last time, Majapahit King and Demak King are two king power in
nusantara (Indonesia). In year 1524-1570 moeslem trader come to Banten and
that time, begin of islam religious growth in Banten. In about two century
later, Banten Kadipaten build in Surasowan in October 8, 1526. In year
1552-1570 Maulana Hasanudin Panembahan Surasowan become first Banten
Sultan (leader). In that time, begin Sultan government in Banten which
finally at Sultan Muhammad Rafi'uddin (1813-1820), which 10 rd sultan
government since last time sultan and people war with illegal government.
But war of Banten people forever, and end of war since illegal government
go out from Banten.
In freedom time, Banten people want
build a province, since 1953 and year 1963 made Panitia Banten Province
in Serang regency Pendopo. In meeting between Panitia Banten Province with
DPR-GR make agreement to frame Banten Province. In October 25, 1970 pleno
musyawarah meeting of Banten agree Presidium of Panitia Banten Province.
But not convenient to build one province which unravel of west Java.
In orde Baru, struggle of Banten people can not really yet.
In reformation order, struggle of Banten
people is very obstinate because free democracy and regency autonomy
(self-government) issue. In July 18, 1999 there was declaration of Banten
people in Serang alun-alun yard, later Badan BKomite Panitia Province
Banten arrange basic guide and job planing and recommendation of Komite
Pembentukan Province Banten (PPB). Since that, conformed subs of
commission PPB in some regency in Banten to fast conformation of Province
Banten . After through martiall aborious
ultimately at 4 October 2000 Tight Paripurna DPR-RI affirm RUU
Banten Province become act No. 23 Year 2000 about Institution
Banten Province. Posterior at date October 17, 2000 Presiden
Abdurrahman Wahid affirm UU No. 23 Year 2000 about PPB. One mouth
after that at November 18, 2000 there was agreement of Banten
Province and Functionary Gubernur H. Hakamudin Djamal for
implement officer provinsi transitory squander before terpilihnya Gubernur
Banten definitif. At year 2002 DPRD Banten vote Lateral. Intuition.
H. Djoko Munandar, accompany and Hj. Atut Chosiyah as Gubernur and Wakil
Gubernur Banten first.
Buku Sekapur Sirih Perjalanan Panjang dan Kronologis Terbentuknya Propinsi
Banten 1953 – 2000 by Drs. E. Iwa Tuskana Supandri.
Pusat Statistik Provinsi Banten (Statistics of Banten Province)
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