UNDERSTANDING YOUR NEIGHBOR
Jairam Ramesh, member of Indian national advisory council and a congress MP stresses the importance of acknowledging Bangladesh's progress in social development amidst a deeply divided political system and the growth of religious fanaticism. He suggests "If Bangladesh can do all this, surely the more favourably endowed north Indian States can replicate its success".
A stable and developing Bangladesh and good bi-lateral relations should benefit India more as the opposite will only increase economic migrants and more rifts between the nations, whose national anthems are written and composed by the same poet.
Read the whole article published in the Hindu.