Bangladesh Liberation War Veteran’s Visit to Assam to Boost People-to-People Ties Between India and Bangladesh
News Desk, News Nation 360: Bangladesh completed 50 years of independence last year and India will be celebrating its 75th independence day, next month. To commemorate these two significant occasions, on the invitation from the Government of India, a 25-member delegation from Bangladesh started a 4-day visit to Assam and Meghalaya, on Saturday. With the aim of celebrating the Golden Jubilee of Bangladesh’s Liberation War, 15 Muktijoddhas are a part of this delegation, along with journalists and youth representatives. This visit is symbolic, under the aegis of India’s ongoing Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav. Apart from government engagement, the Bangladeshi delegation will also visit sites of historical and cultural significance in both states. With India and Bangladesh
already working on building people-to-people connections through various initiatives, including Border Haats, this visit will also play a pivotal role in further people-to-people connections between the two countries. the Indian High Commission in Bangladesh tweeted that visit is aimed at reliving moments of fighting the Liberation War together by both India and Bangladesh and is being undertaken as part of the Golden Jubilee of Liberation War of 1971 and as part of #AKAM”. In another tweet, the Indian High Commission tweeted that the Bangladesh delegation is set to interact with senior Govt, military and paramilitary representatives from India. With the support provided by the people of Assam and Meghalaya during the Liberation War of 1971, this visit reconnects the Muktijoddhas with the above states and their people.
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Report : Anustup Kundu