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Afsan Chowdhury

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    A time to read, a time to remember Prof Abu Mahmud

    Afsan Chowdhury | Updated at 12:00am on May 29, 2019

    READING to review a book of this kind is not easy but as it belongs to a past almost lost. This is particularly so when...

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    And who qualifies as a freedom fighter?

    Afsan Chowdhury | Updated at 12:00am on May 22, 2019

    THE recent decision of the Supreme Court that lifted the bar on someone being considered too young to be designated a freedom fighter makes sense...

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    Good-bye, Mahfuz Ullah bhai, your history has ended

    Afsan Chowdhury | Updated at 12:00am on May 15, 2019

    THE death of Mahfuz Ullah bhai has shocked many because no matter if he was ailing like many of his age and time, he seemed...

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    Allegation of sexual harassment against a teacher and protests

    by Afsan Chowdhury | Updated at 12:00am on May 04, 2019

    A TEACHER of the English literature in Chattogram University of Science and Technology and former professor of Chattogram Univesity for more than for decades, Professor...

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    Sheikh Mujib and historical identity of the margin

    by Afsan Chowdhury | Updated at 12:38am on March 26, 2019

    THE Indian India National Congress peddled its One-Nation Theory, the Muslim League counter-produced the Two-Nation Theory as a negotiating tool with British colonialism and everyone...

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    Arundhati, Alam and the Awami League

    Afsan Chowdhury | Updated at 12:00am on March 13, 2019

    THE Arundhati Roy episode shows the confusion that is in the state order and disorder management system. The permission to Arundhuti Roy at an event...

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    Can marginalised history be told by middle class?

    by Afsan Chowdhury | Updated at 12:23am on February 21, 2019

    The peasant existed as far as history goes back but the middle class is largely a colonial product....

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    A phase of transition?

    Afsan Chowdhury | Updated at 12:00am on January 30, 2019

    BANGLADESH is in a fascinating phase of its political journey as class cohesiveness becomes greater than intra-class party politics. After almost 50 years of mixed...

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    Bangladesh up on global terrorism index

    by Afsan Chowdhury | Updated at 12:00am on January 18, 2019

    AN AUSTRALIAN outfit, Centre for Peace and Economic Studies, has stated that Bangladesh has gone up four positions in the global terrorism index, according to...

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    Bangladesh elections and Sino-Indian rivalry

    Afsan Chowdhury | Updated at 12:00am on January 16, 2019

    WHILE the Awami League is celebrating and the BNP is groaning as a result of the 2018 elections and the radically one-sided results, other emotions...

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