By Ali Riaz
Bangladesh is a rustic of paradoxes. The 8th so much populous state of the area, it has attracted substantial consciousness from the foreign media and western policy-makers lately, usually for the incorrect purposes: corruption, ordinary failures brought on by its precarious geographical position, and unstable political events with a number of army coups, following its independence from Pakistan in 1971. Institutional corruption, becoming spiritual intolerance and Islamist militancy have mirrored the weak point of the kingdom and undermined its skill. but the rustic has validated major monetary power and has completed successes in parts resembling girl schooling, inhabitants keep watch over and discount rates in baby mortality. Ali Riaz right here examines the political tactics which engendered those paradoxical developments, making an allowance for the issues of democratization and the consequences this has had, and should proceed to have, within the wider South Asian quarter. This accomplished and targeted review of political and ancient advancements in Bangladesh when you consider that 1971 will supply crucial analyzing for observers of Bangladesh and South Asia.