ASIA: Bangladesh marks 50 years of Independence


Bangladesh marks 50 years of Independence, it has been marked as a “success story for a young nation born out of strife and turbulence”.

Millions have risen out of “poverty” as the country has unexpectedly become one of Asia’s fastest growing economies, which contribute with it’s garment industry.

March 26,1971 Bangladesh declared Independence, followed by nine -months war, which about three million Bengalis lost their lives, millions escaped to India , and historians said hundreds of thousands of Bengalis woman was raped.