On a go to to Bangladesh on Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated the nation on its fiftieth anniversary of independence, noting that one in all his first political demonstrations was for the liberation of the neighbouring nation.

“The liberty wrestle of Bangladesh was a major second in my journey too… My colleagues and I had executed a satyagraha in India… I used to be in my early twenties. I even had the chance to go to jail throughout this satyagraha for Bangladesh’s wrestle for freedom,” he mentioned.

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PM Modi visited the Nationwide Day celebration on the Nationwide Parade Floor in Dhaka with President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. He was carrying a “Mujib Jacket” in honour of Bangladesh’s Father of the Nation Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

PM Narendra Modi In Dhaka: Went To Jail While Protesting For Bangladesh's  Freedom

“This is without doubt one of the most memorable days of my life. I’m grateful that Bangladesh has included me on this occasion,” he mentioned, as he honoured the contribution of the Indian Military in Bangladesh’s 1971 freedom struggle.

“We are going to by no means ever overlook the sacrifice the troopers of this nice nation have made and likewise these by Indians who stood beside the troopers of Bangladesh… we’ve not forgotten their bravery and braveness…. we’ll always remember it,” PM Modi added.

Each India and Bangladesh, based on PM Modi, have the energy of democracy and a route for the longer term and it’s essential for the area’s progress that the 2 nations work collectively. “That’s the reason the governments of India and Bangladesh are making vital efforts on this route,” he mentioned.

The Prime Minister met with Bangladesh Overseas Minister AK Abdul Momen in Dhaka earlier right this moment. PM Modi arrived within the close by nation on Friday for a two-day go to. Protests have erupted in some components of the world because of the tour. Throughout a protest by a celebration in Chittagong, 4 folks have been killed in violence.

As per the Ministry of Exterior Affairs, PM Modi met with a lot of neighborhood leaders, together with members of Bangladesh’s minorities, ‘mukhtijoddhas’ or freedom fighters, associates of India, and youth icons.

Dhaka has invited two well-known West Bengal artists to indicate on the fiftieth anniversary celebrations of Bangladesh’s independence.

The Bangladesh authorities invited New Delhi to take part within the Golden Jubilee celebrations to commemorate the nation’s 50-year diplomatic relationship with India.

Bangladesh can also be commemorating the delivery centenary of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the Father of the Nation.