Bangabandhu, Indira plant seed of Bangladesh-India friendship: Shringla

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CHANDPUR, Oct 05, 2018 (BSS)- Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Harsh
Vardhan Shringla today said Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and the then
Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi had planted the seed of friendship
between the two countries which continues till now.

“Bangabandhu’s daughter Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her Indian
counterpart Narendra Modi are continuing the friendly relation which was
created in 1971 and it will last forever,” he said while speaking at a
function at Farkkhaba Degree College in Sadar upazila here.

Earlier, Shringla inaugurated the newly constructed Mahatma Gandhi Bhaban
in the college.

Principal of the college Dr Mohammad Hasan Khan delivered the welcome
speech with Awami League Central Committee’s Relief and Social Welfare
Secretary and founder of the college Sujit Roy Nandi in the chair.

Lawmaker Dr Mohammad Shamsul Haque Bhuiyan, Zila Parishad Chairman Osman
Gani Patwari, Awami League district unit President Nasir Uddin Ahmed and
General Secretary Abu Naim Dulal Patwari, among others, addressed the
function.

Later, Shringla inaugurated a hostel, charitable dispensary and library of
Chandpur Sree Ramkrishna Ashram. The two buildings of the ashram were
constructed with the fund of the Indian government worth around Taka two
crore.

He informed that the Indian government is funding in 45 different projects
in Bangladesh.