Bond of Friendship between India and Bangladesh: Current Affairs Special Series

Team Adda247 and BankersAadda are here with a Current Affairs Special Series for SBI and IBPS interview 2021.  In this series, candidates will be introduced to current affairs topics daily, which will not only improve their general awareness but also will ensure that the candidates do not lack if any current affairs topic is asked in the interview. Today’s Current Affairs topic is the Bond of Friendship between India and Bangladesh.

Bond of Friendship between India and Bangladesh

PM Modi said in the speech at the parade ground in Dhaka, Bangladesh on the concluding day of the 10th day-long celebrations that, bonding between India and Bangladesh is based on shared sacrifice which can never be broken by any force. 

He paid rich tributes to the martyrs of the liberation war of both Bangladesh and India; Prime Minister Modi also congratulated Bangladesh for the construction of a memorial at Ashuganj for the Indian soldiers who lost their lives during the 1971 Liberation War of Bangladesh. While remembering the liberation war days he said that he offered Satyagraha and courted arrest in support of it. He also said that the Liberation War of Bangladesh had the support of the people of India and all political parties. He recalled the words of former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee who had said that by supporting the liberation war of Bangladesh, we are trying to give history a new direction. 

In the addressing speech in Dhaka, PM Modi said that, both the countries share equal opportunities in the field of trade and commerce, the challenges of terrorism and extremism were also common to both of them. He said this challenge of terrorism needs to be fought in a united manner. According to PM Modi, both the border-sharing countries can resolve any issue based on mutual trust and confidence. The Land border agreement is a testimony to this. He said that India and Bangladesh maintained great cooperation even during the Corona pandemic. Both countries worked together to build the SAARC Covid Fund and human resources were trained to tackle the crisis.

He expressed pride and happiness that the made in India vaccines are proving helpful for the people of Bangladesh. PM Modi invited 50 Bangladeshi entrepreneurs to India to connect to its start-up and innovation ecosystem and meet venture capitalists. He has announced ‘Suvarno Jayanti’ Scholarship for the youth of Bangladesh. 


PM: Sheikh Hasina

Capital: Dhaka     Currency: Bangladeshi Taka  

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