Accentuating the Politics of Bangladesh

International Journal of Humanities and Social Science
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Volume 6 Issue 6
Year of Publication : 2019
Authors : Upendra Kumar
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Upendra Kumar, "Accentuating the Politics of Bangladesh," SSRG International Journal of Humanities and Social Science, vol. 6,  no. 6, pp. 92-101, 2019. Crossref,


The objective of this paper is to comprehend the characteristics of the politics of Bangladesh that have been getting shape since the inception of secular
parliamentary democratic system in the country in 1972. The paper argues that the trajectory of the politics has been a bumpy road and this, eventually
led the polarisation of the politics. The polarisation in Bangladeshi politics emerged as a basic feature since the Liberation War. And initially the polarisation happened in the form of pro- and anti-India, pro- and anti-China and pro- and anti-Soviet Union fronts. However, the paper does not concern with this polarisation. The polarisation which has been caused by domestic politics is the focus of the paper. The role of Islam in the Bangladeshi political
system, the spirit of the Liberation War and the system of governance have became the major factors on which Bangladeshi politics polarised.


Bangladesh, Bangladesh Nationalist Party, Caretaker Government, Liberation War, Islamist, Secular, Awami League, Polarisation, Islam, secularism.


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