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When people went back to cinema in Bangladesh

Someone once said, if you want to find out about the general outlook of a society, then look for their ways of entertainment. Seeking advance apology from those readers who think I write way too much on movies, the recently released film called Aynabaji can be used by sociologists to understand what celluloid fun for a wide number of people actually entails.

 

Yesterday once more

More than a decade ago, I was invited to a businessman’s house for dinner where I met his spouse and two daughters. At that time, Bangladesh Nationalist Party was in power. We were all chatting together in the living room and his children were sitting with mine in the dining room talking about their schools and education.  

The question about who wants Rampal

From a space of total confidence where it had no thought of any opposition, the mood has shifted to battling a tiny opponent. How the government handles itself and tries to build public opinion will be worth watching.

Towards a digital Bangladesh

Bangladesh’s booming IT sector also came into discussion, and many promised to use the internet to gather more knowledge regarding Digital Bangladesh, which really helped the ruling Awami League get more votes in the last national elections.  
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