ISBN: 984 70220 0014 1

Cover Type: HB

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Nation Building Problems in Bangladesh: A Socio-Economic-Political Perspective

Publisher(s): The University Press Limited (UPL)   

First Published: 2009 No. of Pages: 284 Weight (kg): 0.5


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At birth Bangladesh was a homogenous nation state with a promise to make every house a happy home. But soon after its birth, schismatic tendencies developed because of the ill motive and machinations of certain political forces. The lack of a clear perception of the civil society and of the politicians about Bengali nationalism and nation state of Bangladesh, resulted in some ambiguity about their identity. Additionally, the military rulers during their term of office impaired the constitution and dichotomised the nation in order to create their own power base. The ultimate result is a dichotomised nation. All initiatives to reverse the trend in conformity with the fundamental spirit of the War of Liberation, have only aggravated the situation today to a more complex and contentious one. Meanwhile, the citizen’s of the country played the role of spectators. They have witnessed unprecedented corruption, terrorism and Islamic fundamentalism which have pushed the state to the verge of a failed state. The author in the present book makes an earnest endeavour to explain the process of dichotomy and have suggested ways towards achieving the goals of the War of Liberation, so as to put the course of history right and embrace unity, peace and prosperity of the people of Bangladesh. Khan Md. Lutfor Rahman was born in 1943. He secured his MA Degree in Political Science from Rajshahi University in 1965. He did his Ph.D. from Jahangirnagar University in 2005 after retirement from government service. Dr. Rahman began his teaching career as a school teacher. He then served as a Professor of Political Science in Naogaon Degree College, Rajshahi and some noted Government Colleges. He published many academic papers and articles in leading journals of the country. He has also published two books with Bangla Academy, Dhaka.

This book features in: Academic and Reference Books Politics and Political Science Bangladesh Studies State and Governance

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