India-Bangladesh: Ties going awry?

Jan 25, 2020

Nilova Roy Choudhury talks to Farid Hossain, Gautam Lahiri and Mahendra Ved about the importance of protecting probably India's closest friendship, with Bangladesh. The partnership, that has grown over decades to heights similar to those envisioned by Bangladesh's founding father Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, needs nurturing and the Indian government must take cognizance of the mild rebuke by Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina on the CAA being ''unnecessary'' and becoming a spoiler in bilateral ties, that was one of the best India had in South  Asia.     Nilova Roy Choudhury is a diplomatic journalist and Editor, India Review & Analysis journal; Farid Hossain is Minister, Press & Political Affairs, Bangladesh High Commission; Mahendra Ved is veteran journalist & President, Commonwealth Journalists Association; Gautam Lahiri is former President, Press Club of India