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Modi greets Bangladesh, India's 'enduring friend'

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  27 March 2015 12:00 AM GMT

New Delhi, March 26: Prime Minister rendra Modi on Thursday greeted the people of Bangladesh on their 44th Independence Day, saying that country was an “enduring and important friend for India”.

“Independence Day greetings to the people of Bangladesh, a tion that has always been an enduring and important friend for India,” Modi said in a brief statement. Modi also tweeted his greetings in Bengali, the official language of Bangladesh. Bangladesh was declared an independent tion on this day in 1971 by its leaders as the Pakistani military launched a bloody crackdown against a scent independence movement, leaving thousands dead.

The civil war escalated into a major India-Pakistan war in December 1971 that saw Pakistan’s eastern wing breaking away to become an independent country called Bangladesh. (IANS)

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