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Old December 6, 2006, 11:52 AM
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""""Did we do the right thing?
Thirty-five years after India helped liberate Bangladesh, relations between the two nations are strained. Relations between Dhaka and Islamabad, on the other hand, continue to improve, particularly after Pakistan's President General Pervez Musharraf made an indirect apology for the atrocities of 1971. Many politicians now in power in Dhaka had opposed independence, and some even plaintively note that had they not declared independence, they would have been a nuclear weapons State now.
Many Indian observers have slammed then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi for not having negotiated a settlement on Kashmir in return for the 93,000 Pakistani POWs captured after the war.
Indian concerns now include illegal migration, support for rebels in the northeast, increasing Bangladeshi links with Pakistan's ISI and terrorist acts in India, regular border skirmishes, and the general anti-India mood in Bangladesh.

In retrospect, was India right in helping create Bangladesh? Tell us"""""""


Guys, that's the headline of the debate that rediff have started in their site, just read some of the comments, it will make u feel insulted,a lot of the people r totally criticizing our country and even calling us the most ungrateful country, i would like us all bangladeshis to go their and post thier views if possible.cheers

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