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Aspects of Cultural Policy in Bangladesh

Aspects of Cultural Policy in Bangladesh

Aspects of Cultural Policy in Bangladesh Jhanbrata Bhattacharyya The two dimensions to the question of Bangladeshi identity, the Bengali and the Muslim, have often been formulated as two opposite poles. The identity question of the Bengali Muslims has been an oscillation between the two poles; and the question continues to generate controversies and passions in Bangladesh. The problems encompass the Bengali language itself, Bengali cultural heritage as a whole, Bangladesh's demarcation from West Bengal as a unique cultural entity, Islam, and secularism.

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