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    Swarnim Vijay Varsh seminar organized in Guwahati to commemorate the 50 years of liberation of Bangladesh

    Published on September 21, 2021

    by Bhupen Goswami

    Guwahati : North East is like a rising sun for both India and Bangladesh because this is the gateway to connect Southeast Asian Nations where there is immense opportunities in various field,said Ajay Bhatt, Minister of State for Defence while addressing the Swarnim Vijay Varsh seminar organized here todayto commemorate the 50 years of liberation of Bangladesh.

    He further said that there is positive changes in the relationship between India-Bangladesh starting from economic, agriculture, business, water connectivity and the credit goes to the people of both the countries. He asserted that both the countries are focusing on development and progress through mutual cooperation. MrsSmita Pant, JS, in charge of India’s ties with Bangladesh and Myanmar in her keynote address said that India has a proud contribution in the Bangladesh liberation. And this seminar is a platform to commemorate the history. She said that in recent times Bangladesh received great political and diplomatic attention.

    During the time of pandemic both the countries tried to maintain cordial relationship, when thetrade via roadways were hampered between the two countriesand to deal with the problem they opened their railways for smooth transport, she added. Lt Gen. ManojPandey,GOC-IN- C, Eastern Command in his opening remark said that this seminar is a platform to share ideas, generate opportunities to further strengthen the relationship between the two countries. Swarnim Vijay Varsh celebration are being undertaken throughout the countryto commemorate the 50 years of liberation of Bangladesh with victory in 1971 war between India-Pakistan. This daylong seminar is being organized under the aegis of the Eastern Command and the Gajraj Corps.

    In today’s seminar with the theme of Bangladeshand NE India: Into the Rising Sun, high ranking officials from Bangladesh and India delivered talks on various topics ranging from culture, water sharing, security, connectivity, maritime and regional prosperity. Dr. Nani Gopal Mahanta, Academic and Education Advisor to Government of Assam, Mrs. IndraniBagchi, Associate editor TOI, Nitin Gokhale, Media trainer and author and Wasbir Hussain, Political Commentator and Strategic analyst also took part in the seminar among others.