We are not myths of the past, ruins in the jungle, or zoos. We are people and we want to be respected, not to be victims of intolerance and racism.
– Rigoberta Menchu, Guatemala Nobel Peace Prize Winner, 1992
Thus, indigenous peoples have become the most marginalized and vulnerable group in the country of Bangladesh in its thirty eight years of independence. There is no constitutional recognition of the indigenous peoples of Bangladesh the issue of the identity of the indigenous peoples of Bangladesh has led to much debate and controversy, and on occasions has brought indigenous leaders and government officials into sharp disagreement. My project is a visual and narrative documentation of this Indigenous people express their daily life and their traditional and cultural condition in the society. I am using photography not only as a means of evidence, but also a link for the imagination.
According to the Bangla calendar it spreads over the months of Paus and Magh (mid-December to mid-February). But practically, November through February is the winter season in Bangladesh. Winter is the best and most enjoyable season of Bangladesh. Date juice is extracted during this time, to be used as juice or made into gud (molasses). This is the season for pitha or rice cakes such as bhapa pitha, chitai pitha, patisapta and puli pitha.
During this season, a centre of high pressure lies over the northwestern part of India (Himalayan zone). A stream of cold air flows eastward from this high pressure and enters Bangladesh through its northwest corner. During this season, winds inside Bangladesh generally have a northerly component
The Nation across the country and the Bangladesh missions abroad celebrated the 38th Victory Day paying tribute to the three million martyrs for their ultimate sacrifice for the nation.
On this day in 1971, the nation under the leadership of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman won victory over Pakistani occupation forces after nine months of bloodshed.
General AAK Niazi, chief of the Pakistani occupation forces, surrendered to the allied forces of Bangladesh and India at Suhrawardy Udyan in Dhaka on December 16 with 93,000 soldiers following their defeat in the war that broke out in March, 1971.
Let’s dream that by 2030 we’ll make South Asia the first poverty-free region of the world. Let’s prepare to challenge the world to find poor person anywhere in South Asian.
– Noble Laureate Prof Muhammad Yunus.
Recently, Noble laureate in a lecture delivered at the joint meeting of the member of Lok sabha abd Rajya Sabha of India in the Central Hall of Indian Parliament The speech in honor of academician and Parliamentarian Prof Hirendranath Mukherjee, whoes commitment to social justice spanned over 60 years until his death in 2004.