Vision About Future Bangladesh

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Vision of Bangladesh

Introduction:

Bangladesh is situated on the north-eastern side of the South Asian subcontinent and is bordered by India in the east, west and north; by a small part of Myanmar in the south-east and by the Bay of Bengal in the south. Bangladesh is mainly a flat alluvial plain, criss-crossed by the world's three mighty river systems, namely the Padma, the Jamuna and the Meghna and their innumerable tributaries. The borders of present-day Bangladesh were established with the partition of Bengal and India in 1947, when the region became East Pakistan, part of the newly formed nation of Pakistan. However, it was separated from the western wing by 1,600 km (994 mi) of Indian Territory. Bangladesh achieved independence in 1971 after 9 months of liberation war with West Pakistan. Today, Bangladesh is a secular, democratic republic country. Bangladesh is an agriculture based country with a huge population about 164.4 million. Its area is about 147,570 km. It’s a country of six seasons.

History:
Five major Hindu and Buddhists dynasties ruled ancient Bengal. After the Hindu and Buddhists, Muslim dynasties ruled Bengal till 1757. European traders arrived here in the 15th century, and their influence grew until the British East India Company gained control of Bengal following the Battle of Plassey in 1757. They ruled as about 200 hundred years and finally they accept defeat and handover the power to the local political parties. They divided the whole country in two parts, one is India and another one is Pakistan. But they did a very tricky thing; they divided the Pakistan part in East and West Pakistan and gave the ruling power to West Pakistan. From the very beginning the west Pakistani’s exploited us in several ways. This caused a war in 1971. After nine months of liberation war, in 16 December 1971 we became a liberal country.

Present situation and problems:
Bangladesh is the eighth most populous country and is among the most densely...
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