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A New Day Dawns in Dhaka

The Bangladeshi electorate shows its wisdom by rejecting the politics of violence and corruption.

Zafar Sobhan writes:

Once again, the Bangladeshi voters have demonstrated that they should not be underestimated. Once again, they have delivered a verdict as clinical as it has been mat ure, and shown that when they are able to exercise their franchise without fear for their safety they are able to render decisive and critical judgments. Once again, as in the 1996 and 2001 elections, they have ruthlessly shown the door to a party or alliance whose tenure in government they have deemed to be a failure.

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