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Religion and politics in Bangladesh and West Bengal

SukumaМ„ra BisМЃvaМ„sa

Religion and politics in Bangladesh and West Bengal

a study of communal relations

by SukumaМ„ra BisМЃvaМ„sa

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Published by Institute of Developing Economies in Tokyo, Japan .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Bangladesh.,
  • India.
    • Subjects:
    • Religion and politics -- Bangladesh.,
    • Religion and politics -- India.,
    • Islam and politics -- Bangladesh.,
    • Islam -- Relations -- Hinduism.,
    • Hinduism -- Relations -- Islam.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementSukumar Biswas, Hiroshi Sato.
      SeriesJoint research programme series ;, no. 99, Joint research program series ;, no. 99.
      ContributionsSatō, Hiroshi, 1936-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBL2040 .B57 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 131 p. ;
      Number of Pages131
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL613636M
      LC Control Number96210363
      OCLC/WorldCa29415927

      Hinduism is the second largest religious affiliation in Bangladesh, covering about % of the population, according to the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics for Bangladesh terms of population, Bangladesh is the third largest Hindu state in the world after India and ing to Bangladesh Population and Housing Census, there were million Hindus in Bangladesh, out of. Claim: Murshidabad Kali Temple burnt by JihadistsFalse.

      West Bengal and East Bengal share a common ecology, a common language, and a common cultural and historical heritage. They went their separate ways in , with the former becoming a part of India, the latter a part of Pakistan. It appears that in at least four respects Bangladesh is doing significantly better than West Bengal.   While Bangladesh is a full fledged independent country, West Bengal is only a state (important one though) in the Union of India. Calcutta (now called Kolkata) was the center of whole of undivided Bengal until British divided it into west and East Bengal with Dhaka being made the capital of East Bengal.

      Alex Traub ▪ Summer West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in (Subhankar Chakraborty/Hindustan Times via Getty Images). Golden Bengal. When he was a young man, during the s and ’60s, Krishna Pada Sinha Roy did not wear shoes. It was common where Roy lived, a rural district of the Indian state of West Bengal called Birbhum, to go barefoot.   Originally, the district of Birbhum in West Bengal was the seat of all Baul activity. Later, the Baul domain stretched to Tripura in the north, Bangladesh in the east, and parts of Bihar and Orissa in the west and south respectively. In Bangladesh, the districts of Chittagong, Sylhet, Mymensingh, and Tangyl are famous for Bauls.


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