secularism

Bangladesh: a widening gap between secularism and Islam as a religion of state

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An historical and political back and forth between secularism and Islam as a religion of state
When Bangladesh won its independence from Pakistan in 1971, the notion of secularism was widely acknowledged as being a founding principle of the nation. It was one of the four principles written in the first Constitution of 1972, the other ones being Democracy, Nationalism and Socialism.

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