Rise of Islamic Fundamentalism in Bangladesh

Das, Ananya



This report is a preliminary quest on how religious fundamentalism based on Islam grew in Bangladesh and what are the risks involved. Through a commentary on the different historical events occurring prior to and after the birth of Bangladesh as a nation-state, it will be shown how identity politics among other factors paved way for Islamic fundamentalism, and how Bangladesh has gone from a nation arising out of Bengali nationalism to an Islamic state. There have been perpetual violence on minorities, women and also towards secular sections of the society in the name of religion. Several bomb attacks have taken many innocent lives and this is only a minor attempt at revealing some of the causes of the emergence of religious fundamentalism in Bangladesh and its impact on the overall secu
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Upload date : Saturday, 3 May 2014

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