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A Day out in Bangladesh – Life in a Santal village, Rangpur

Last Friday we took a trip out to a village in Rangpur. We hadn’t been there in nearly three years – not since my adopted daughter, Elbina, got married and went to live there with her husband’s family. Elbina (Bina … Continue reading

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A Day Out with the Kids (Bangla style)

Last week there was a special┬ámela – an annual fair – out by the village where our friends and family live. Our adopted daughter, her husband and our grand-daughter came to visit at the same time and so, last Friday, … Continue reading

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“You can reassure Bengali Hindus as much as you want that JI-Shibir represents a small, fanatical fringe element. That majority are tolerant. That Bangladesh is as much their home as any Muslim or any other religion. You can say these … Continue reading

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