India-Bangladesh Current Affairs - 2020

Indo-Bangladesh extradition treaty comes into effect

The India and Bangladesh extradition treaty came into effect with the handing over of the instruments of ratification. The treaty was signed in January 2013. How would Indo-Bangladesh Extradition Treaty help? With the treaty coming into effect, both the nations will be able to exchange convicts and under trials as required. The treaty provides for Read More…

India-Bangladesh power transmission link opened

In a historic event, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh inaugurated  the India- Bangladesh Grid interconnection in Bangladesh through a video-conference. The key 71-km Baharampur-Bheramara transmission link between the electricity grids of the two countries will boost the ties between the two nations.  The link would facilitate cross-border electricity transfer of up to 500 mega watt (MW) from Read More…

Parliament to approve “1974 Indira-Mujib pact”

The government will bring a constitutional amendment Bill in Parliament during the forthcoming session for implementation of the Indo-Bangla land boundary agreement. India intends to ratify the 1974 Indira-Mujib pact for demarcation of boundaries and for exchange of 161 adversely held enclaves with a population of about 50,000 people. Both the countries have discussed the Read More…

India Bangladesh to collaborate on a film on 1971 Liberation War

India and Bangladesh mutually agreed to work on a proposal for jointly producing a mega film depicting depicting the ‘War of Liberatio i.e. Bangladesh’s struggle for independence which will also limelight the sacrifices made by Indian soldiers. Government of Bangladesh is also interested in recognising the contribution of Indian soldiers during this historical event. The two nations also Read More…

Binod Bihari Chowdhury

Legendary anti-British revolutionary and Chittagong Armory raid famed Binod Bihari Chowdhury (102) passed away. Citizenship: Bangladeshi Titles: “Biplobi” (Revolutionary), “Agnipurush” He was a recipient the Independence Day Award, the highest civilian award in Bangladesh. He was our last remaining link to a decisive part of sub-continental history. Timeline: Early 1930: Binod Bihari Chowdhury joined the Read More…