Bangladesh in 2022: Revisiting Ancestral Secularism and Promoting Religious Pluralism

Uddin, Ala

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Recently, Bangladesh celebrated its half-century of independence and victory, the Golden Jubilee, with great ceremony and circumstance. The birth centenary of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the architect of Bangladesh, was also celebrated with due dignity. On this crucial double occasion, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has administered oaths simultaneously all over the country (United News of Bangladesh, 2021). All of the nation’s citizenry shared the vision of a new Bangladesh, a Bangladesh that is corruption-free, non-communal and democratic. In other words, a future Bangladesh built in the light of the principles and ideals of the Father of the Nation - towards his Sonar Bangla (Golden Bengal). […]

Document type: Article
Publisher: South Asia Democratic Forum (SADF)
Place of Publication: Brussels
Date: 2022
Version: Secondary publication
Date Deposited: 22 Apr 2022 12:21
Faculties / Institutes: Miscellaneous > Individual person
DDC-classification: Religion
Political science
Controlled Keywords: Bangladesch, Unabhängigkeit, Mujib Rahman, Säkularismus, Religiöser Pluralismus, Religionsfreiheit
Uncontrolled Keywords: Bangladesch, Unabhängigkeit, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Religion, Demokratie, Säkularismus, religiöser Pluralismus, Religionsfreiheit / Bangladesh, Independence, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, religion, democracy, secularism, religious pluralism, religious freedom
Subject (classification): Politics
Religion and Philosophy
Countries/Regions: Bangladesh
Series: Themen > SADF Comment
Volume: 226
Additional Information: DOI: 10.48251/SADF.ISSN.2406-5617.C226 (der Erstausgabe)