ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Hindu-Muslim Bhai Bhai in a Small Town in Bangladesh

Following Partition, the Bangladesh Liberation War of 1971 and later the Babri Masjid demolition in India in 1992, the Hindu population in Bangladesh has been dwindling, targeted as it is by politicians and communalists. But Sunamgonj in north-east Bangladesh is different and it owes its communal harmony to the residents. In Sunamgonj, Saraswati puja is a time for Hindus and Muslims to engage in festivities and for both groups to participate in the "best idol" competition.


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